Explain how those serving as police sergeants and lieutenants must ensure the public trust is not violated regarding inaccurate reporting of crimes.

Assignment: After reading the articles by Rawlinson and Bernstein/Isackson, author a four-to-five page memorandum from the perspective of a police lieutenant addressing their troops. Explain how those serving as police sergeants and lieutenants must ensure the public trust is not violated regarding inaccurate reporting of crimes.

Include the following topics in your memorandum:

•The possible impact of false crime trends on the population’s feelings about crime
•The possible impact of false crime trends on the population’s feelings about police
•The possible impact of false crime trends on the future reporting of crime
•The possible impact of false crime trends on police budgets
•The possible impact of false crime trends on victim’s rights and victim assistance programs

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