Amnesty International (2018) ‘Je weet nooit met mensen zoals jij’: politiebeleid ter preventie van etnisch profileren in België. Brussel: Amnesty International.

Published on 10/01/2020

In 2018 Amnesty International Belgium decided to do some research into ethnic profiling by interrogating police officers. 48 police officers of nine different police forces agreed to be interviewed. Although 20 participants explicitly stated they are against ethnic profiling, 24 police officers admitted the phenomenon exists. Amnesty International therefore concludes that more attention should be paid to ethnic profiling in Belgium and that there is a need for transparency by making registration obligatory.

Aasgaard, I. & M. Langford (2019) “Policing”, book chapter in Langford, Skivenes & Søvig (eds), Children Rights in Norway: an Implementation paradox. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

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Avdija, A. (2014). Police Stop-and-Frisk Practices: An Examination of Factors That Affect Officers' Decisions to Initiate a Stop-and-Frisk Police Procedure. International Journal of Police Science & Management, 16(1), 26-35.

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