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Training police for intercultural sensitivity: a critical review and discussion of the research



Abstract: Conventional wisdom suggests police officers are insensitive towards members of cultural groups different from their own and, thus, are in need of training. This paper uses meta-analysis to examine the educational interventions that have been used to modify police attitudes towards others.

Sommaire: On s'entend generalement pour dire que les agents de police montrent peu de sensibilite envers les membres de groupes culturels differents du leur, et qu'ils ont done besoin d'y etre sensibilises. Le present article fait appel a la meta-analyse pour examiner les types de formation auxquels on a fait appel pour faire evoluer l'attitude de la police envers les autres.