Read the Final report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing from May 2015.
Specifically focusing on Pillar One, “Building Trust and Legitimacy,” comment on the key points outlined and their importance. Describe the role that trust plays within a police department and how it impacts a department’s effectiveness and legitimacy. Address concepts from throughout the course such as recruitment, community policing, ethics, and police discretion. Why are trust and legitimacy important to each of these concepts? Bring in outside sources to support your points and provide examples.