Life in Hampton Roads Survey: Police and Protests
Hampton Roads residents were asked a variety of questions about the police. About two-thirds of respondents reported being very satisfied (31.6%) or somewhat satisfied (35.3%) with the local police. About one-quarter of respondents reported being either somewhat dissatisfied (13.7%) or very dissatisfied (11.8%),and 7.7% indicated that they did not know.
Close to three-quarters of respondents indicated that they trust the local police at least somewhat (37.6%) or a great deal (35.6%). About 17% said they trust the police “not much,” and 9.8% trust them “not at all.”
Social Science Research Center, Old Dominion University, "Life in Hampton Roads Survey Press Release #6: Perceptions of Police and Protests" (2020). Life in Hampton Roads Survey Report. 55.
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