canteen culture

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canteen culture
 
n
the alleged clannishness of the police force, whereby the prevalent attitudes inhibit officers from reporting or speaking out against malpractice, racism, etc

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Main Entry:  canteen culture
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  negative perceptions on the part of police against women and minorities
Example:  The importance of women in the service should decrease canteen culture.
Etymology:  originally used in reference to UK police
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