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Questions - Police - December 4-5, 2014

Fewer Americans See Need for Police Profiling
Americans Strongly Believe Cops Protect and Serve
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National Survey of 1,000 American Adults

Conducted December 4-5, 2014

Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How do you rate the performance of the police in the area where you live?

 

2* Is the average police officer a protector or a threat to the average citizen?

 

3* Do most police officers think they are above the law?

 

4* Generally speaking, are most deaths that involve the police the fault of the policeman or the suspect?

 

5* Should factors such as race, ethnicity and overall appearance, sometimes called profiling, be used by police officers to determine whom should be randomly searched?

 

6* Is profiling an unnecessary violation of civil rights or is it necessary in today’s environment?

 

7* Should police officers be required to wear uniform cameras while on duty?

 

8* Would requiring on-duty police officers to wear uniform cameras increase or decrease the number of fatal incidents involving the police? Or would it have no impact?

 

9* Who will body cameras protect more – those who deal with the police or the police officers who wear them?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence