National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 26-27, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the U.S. Justice Department?
2* When the Justice Department decides to investigate a local crime independent of the local police, is it more concerned with making sure justice is done or is it more concerned with politics?
3* The federal government is creating a database that will track what it considers to be political misinformation and hate speech on Twitter. Which is more likely - that the federal government will use this database to go after real criminals or use it to monitor law-abiding citizens?
4* A proposal has been made to create a federal police czar who will regulate the activities of local police departments. Do you favor federal control over local police departments, or do you think those police departments should be controlled by local authorities as they are now?
5* Which level of the criminal justice system do you trust most - federal, state or local?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence