Brief Cops Cut Crime, Now They Must Build Trust
Jeremy Travis
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[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.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Race and equity
Tags Courts and sentencing Racial and ethnic disparities Racial disparities in criminal justice