The United States Supreme Court has held that drug courier profiles may be utilized by law enforcement agents to demonstrate that a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity exists in order to justify their brief investigative stop of an individual for questioning within Constitutional parameters.
United States v. Sokolow, _ U.S. -, 109 S. Ct. 1581 (1989).
Barbara J. Lorence,
Constitutional Law - Search and Seizure - Brief Investigational Stops - Drug Courier Profiles,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol28/iss4/13