500 word discussion post Police Profiling and public safety (wk5)

I need an explanation for this Political Science question to help me study.

Assess the role of profiling in public safety. Is it right or wrong? Why? Provide reference to scholarly sources to support your statements.

Instructions: Fully utilize the materials that have been provided to you in order to support your response. Your initial post should be at least 500 words.

Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas. Sources utilized to support answers are to be cited in accordance with the APA writing style by providing a general parenthetical citation (reference the author, year and page number) within your post, as well as an adjoining reference list. Refer to grading rubric for additional details concerning grading criteria.