The NYPD has decided to mix things up a little. Going forward patrol officers will no longer be the first to respond to reported sex crimes. Instead—chung, chung—that job will go directly to the dedicated detectives of the special victims unit. The change comes after complaints that the police were not taking victims' allegations seriously enough—which the police maintain isn't quite true even if they are shaking things up. Either way, anything that helps victims feel more comfortable coming forward seems like a good move to us. Still, we wonder how long till Dick Wolf brings the new arragnement to L&O:SVU...