Cops Cut Crime, Now They Must Build Trust

Brief

Cops Cut Crime, Now They Must Build Trust

Commentary
March 6, 2001

Abstract

[NY Daily News] Lower crime rates don't automatically yield higher public approval ratings. Crime has declined nationally eight years in a row, to the lowest levels in a generation. As it went down, confidence in police crimefighting abilities went up, but public approval of the police as an institution remained constant.

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