Ethnic Profiling in Europe
Open Society Voices
While many police officers in Belgium recognize that ethnic profiling is real and harmful, acknowledging the problem is only the beginning. It’s time for law enforcement to move beyond words and make concrete policy changes.
With his dog-whistle statements about young people, one of the Netherlands’ top law enforcement authorities has reminded the world that police must take responsibility for maintaining good relations with their communities.
Four police officers in Paris are on trial for assault, in a case that is highlighting the human cost of abusive and discriminatory policing.