Racial profiling occurs when police officers
routinely question suspects who fit the profiles of people
who may be engaged in drug-related activities, smuggling,
illegal immigration, and now terrorism. This profiling has
created a stir of opinions ranging from unrelenting resistance
to the practice to complete endorsement of it.
If you are an Oahu driver, you probably know about
the unmarked camera vans designed to catch speeding vehicles.
After much public criticism, the legislature finally decided,
early in April, to put an end to the unpopular program, unanimously
voting to repeal legislation that they had passed, unanimously,