Profiling at the airport is a common practice and if someone fits the criteria then they might be pulled aside for a more thorough search.
An example of profiling is a situation where a person is pulled aside for extra screening at an airport because of their race.
- The use of data compiled about people who have committed criminal offenses in the effort to describe or identify the most likely suspects in a particular crime: criminal profiling; psychological profiling.
- The use of racial, economic, ethnic, or other characteristics by law enforcement as the basis of determining whom to search or investigate on suspicion of criminal activity.
- See DNA profiling.
- See molecular profiling.
- Present participle of profile.
- Classes in criminal profiling teach students to use body language, facial cues and speech patterns when working with suspects.
- As with most con artists, Internet email scammers are adept at profiling your psychological needs and desires.
- Past Life Profiling - Answer a series of questions to learn about your past life.
- Graphic tees are back, as are patterned shoes (checkerboard patterns, gold profiling, etc.), and colors need not necessarily match, but they should coordinate well.
- Tezak, Z., et al. "Gene Expression Profiling in DQA1*0501+ Children with Untreated Dermatomyositis: A Novel Model of Pathenogenesis."