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PUBLIC OPINION / Crime

Approaches to lowering crime rate

  • Attitudes toward approaches to lowering the crime rate in the United States, United States selected years 1989-2010
    • Table 2.28.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward approaches to lowering the crime rate in the United States, by demographic characteristics, Unites States
    • 2006 Table 2.0013.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.0013.2010 -- PDF -- CSV

As important problem

  • Attitudes toward the most important problem facing the country, United States 1984-2012
    • Table 2.1.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward important issues for the government to address, United States 1993-2004

Changes in level of crime

  • Attitudes toward level of crime in the United States, United States selected years 1989-2011
    • Table 2.33.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward level of crime in the United States, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.34 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.34.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 2.34.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward level of crime in own area, United States selected years 1972-2011
    • Table 2.35.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward level of crime in own area, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.36 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.36.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 2.36.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Fear

  • Students age 12 to 18 reporting fear of school-related victimization, by student characteristics, United States selected years 1995-2007
    • Table 2.6.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents reporting fear of walking alone at night, United States selected years 1965-2011
    • Table 2.37.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents reporting whether they feel afraid to walk alone at night in their own neighborhood, by demographic characteristics, United States selected years 1973-2002
  • Respondents reporting concern about crime victimization, by sex and race, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.39 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.39.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2011 Table 2.39.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents reporting whether they engaged in selected behaviors because of concern over crime, by sex and race, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.40 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 2.40.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.40.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Students reporting involvement in delinquent activities at school, by grade level of respondent
    • 2002-2003 Table 3.58 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003-2004 Table 3.58.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004-2005 Table 3.58.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005-2006 Table 3.58.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006-2007 Table 3.58.2007 -- PDF -- CSV

At school

  • Students age 12 to 18 reporting fear of school-related victimization, by student characteristics, United States selected years 1995-2007
    • Table 2.6.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Students reporting involvement in delinquent activities at school, by grade level of respondent
    • 2002-2003 Table 3.58 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2003-2004 Table 3.58.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004-2005 Table 3.58.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005-2006 Table 3.58.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006-2007 Table 3.58.2007 -- PDF -- CSV

High school seniors

  • High school seniors reporting that they worry about selected social problems, United States 1991-2003
  • High school seniors reporting that they worry about crime and violence, by sex, race, region, college plans, and illicit drug use, United States 1991-2003
  • High school seniors' attitudes toward the legalization of marijuana use, United States 1975-2003
  • High school seniors' attitudes toward legalization of the sale of marijuana if the use of marijuana were legal, United States 1975-2003

In schools

  • Attitudes toward the biggest problems facing public schools, by school status, United States 1988-2011
    • Table 2.4.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Level of spending

  • Respondents indicating too little is spent on selected problems in this country, United States selected years 1973-2002
  • Attitudes toward the level of spending to halt the rising crime rate, by demographic characteristics, United States selected years 1985-2002

Own neighborhood

  • Attitudes toward level of crime in own area, United States selected years 1972-2011
    • Table 2.35.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Attitudes toward level of crime in own area, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.36 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.36.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 2.36.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 2.36.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.36.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 2.36.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 2.36.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.36.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2011 Table 2.36.2011 -- PDF -- CSV