‘They Watch Us Closely’: Black Students Describe Patterns Of Racial Profiling By USC Police: LAist

The stories told by Black students and alumni include repeated instances of being stopped on campus by DPS officers and asked to show identification, often while standing next to white students who were not asked to do the same. Students and alumni noted multiple instances in which parties and events with primarily Black crowds were shut down more often and quicker than parties attended by mostly non-Black students. All told, these stories reflect a disturbing, years-long trend of DPS officers allegedly targeting Black students. Source: ‘They Watch Us Closely’: Black Students Describe Patterns Of Racial Profiling By USC Police: LAist