Irreversible Consequences: Racial Profiling and Lethal Force in the “War on Terror”

This 71-page report critiques two trends in “shoot-to-kill” policies that are embodied in Training Keys issued by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP): the use of certain behavioral and other indicators to detect a suicide bomber that act as proxies for religious, racial, ethnic and nationality profiling; and removal of the usual safeguards that attach to the use of force when responding to the threat of suicide bombers.

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