This article focuses on a comparison of police citizen academy stated goals and actual experience. The methods used are observational. Personal experience and communication are used to understand the socialization processes into police culture in the academy on classism, sexism, and racism.
"Citizens Academy: Police Culture, Community Policing, or Public Relations?,"
Great Plains Sociologist: Vol. 11:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://openprairie.sdstate.edu/greatplainssociologist/vol11/iss1/5