Thesis

The police and community relations: treatment of Hispanics and African Americans by the police

This is a study of African American and Hispanic residents’ attitudes towards police within the context of the treatment they receive from police officials in their daily interactions. This study uses data from the Police- Public Contact Survey of 2005. Furthermore, the findings state that there is a correlation with the attitudes that minorities feel toward police because of the actions of police toward minorities.

Thesis (M.A., Sociology) -- California State University, Sacramento, 2010.

This is a study of African American and Hispanic residents’ attitudes towards police within the context of the treatment they receive from police officials in their daily interactions. This study uses data from the Police- Public Contact Survey of 2005. Furthermore, the findings state that there is a correlation with the attitudes that minorities feel toward police because of the actions of police toward minorities.

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