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PUBLIC OPINION / Police

Brutality

  • Respondents' perceptions of police brutality in their area, United States selected years 1965-2005
    • Table 2.0001.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents' perceptions of police brutality in their area, by demographic characteristics, United States 2005
    • Table 2.0002.2005 -- PDF -- CSV

Confidence in

  • Reported confidence in the police, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2004 Table 2.12 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 2.12.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 2.12.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.12.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 2.12.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 2.12.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.12.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2011 Table 2.12.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2012 Table 2.12.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Reported confidence in the police to protect from violent crime, United States selected years 1981-2006
    • Table 2.13.2006 -- PDF -- CSV

Fairness

  • Black respondents' perceptions of unfair treatment by police, United States 2013
    • Table 2.0047.2013 -- PDF -- CSV

Honesty and ethics

  • Respondents' ratings of the honesty and ethical standards of various occupations, by type of occupation, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.17 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.17.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2005 Table 2.17.2005 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2006 Table 2.17.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.17.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 2.17.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2009 Table 2.17.2009 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.17.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2011 Table 2.17.2011 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2012 Table 2.17.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents' ratings of the honesty and ethical standards of police, United States selected years 1977-2012
    • Table 2.20.2012 -- PDF -- CSV
  • Respondents' ratings of the honesty and ethical standards of police, by demographic characteristics, United States
    • 2003 Table 2.21 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2004 Table 2.21.2004 -- PDF -- CSV
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    • 2006 Table 2.21.2006 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2007 Table 2.21.2007 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2008 Table 2.21.2008 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2010 Table 2.21.2010 -- PDF -- CSV
    • 2011 Table 2.21.2011 -- PDF -- CSV

Increased powers

  • Respondents favoring increased law enforcement powers, United States 2001-2004

Performance

  • Respondents' ratings of performance of police in own community, United States 2000 and 2002
  • High school seniors reporting positive attitudes toward the performance of selected institutions, United States 1991-2003
  • High school seniors reporting positive attitudes toward the performance of the police and other law enforcement agencies, by sex, race, region, college plans, and illicit drug use, United States 1991-2003

Racial profiling

  • Respondents' attitudes toward racial profiling, by race and ethnicity, United States 2004

Use of force

  • Attitudes toward a police officer striking an adult male citizen, by demographic characteristics, United States selected years 1973-2002
  • Attitudes toward a police officer striking a citizen under certain circumstances, United States selected years 1973-2002
  • Attitudes toward a police officer striking a citizen under certain circumstances, by demographic characteristics, United States 2002