Texas Police News.jpg
Galco.jpg
                  

  


 

Report: Most Americans trust the police, but many want cops to have more training
Denver
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Former Houston police chief Art Acevedo regrets 'not doing my homework' before taking Miami job
ߦ   Fort Valley State shooting: 7 hurt, 1 killed at off-campus party near Georgia university
ߦ   Man accused of killing and dismembering his mother in NW Harris County
ߦ   Texas hemp companies file for restraining order against state over Delta 8 legality
ߦ   Texas nurse convicted of killing 4 men with air injections
ߦ   Walmart hit with $27 million judgment for denying employee work breaks and overtime pay
ߦ   Woman struck, killed by car while checking on passenger on Katy Fwy, police say
ߦ   Chicago PD May Withhold Pensions From Cops Who Retire While Not Complying With Vaccine Mandate
ߦ   Conroe PD Investigates homicide
ߦ   Former Austin Officer Pens Scathing Response to City's Offer to Return
ߦ   NC Principal Apologizes for Letting Football Player Honor Fallen SRO with "Blue Lives" Flag
ߦ   Teen Charged With Austin Murder
ߦ   Texan who fled to Mexico gets life in prison for ambush murder of Houston security guard in 2015
ߦ   Texas jail offers $100 care packages to inmates who get vaccinated
ߦ   ‘A dangerous time’: Portland, Oregon, sees record homicides
ߦ   Colombian Businessman Charged with Money Laundering Extradited to the United States from Cabo Verde
ߦ   Former Security Services Executives Plead Guilty to Rigging Bids for Department of Defense Security Contracts
ߦ   Friendswood Police Activity Report October 12-18, 2021
ߦ   Grand jury might decide whether League City shooting was self-defense
ߦ   Husband's message to suspect who shot wife over $40 at bank ATM in SE Houston: 'Get a job'

 
Search Archives:

A new survey offers some key insights into the court of public opinion

Sep 29, 2021


By Suzie Ziegler 

DENVER — A survey of 3,000 U.S. citizens has found that most Americans don’t support defunding the police and nearly half want police to have more training, according to Veritone, Inc, an AI software company. 

Veritone released its findings Tuesday with its first-ever Transparency and Trust Report. The project focused on measuring the relationship between police agencies and the communities they serve, as well as broader public opinion on policing. 

Here are some of the key takeaways, according to the report: 

  • 3 out of 4 Americans say police help them feel safe in their communities 

  • 67% of respondents said law enforcement agencies are widely trusted by their communities 

  • 44% of respondents want police to increase funding for unconscious bias training 

  • 1 in 5 people support defunding the police 

  •  42% percent of respondents felt a lack of transparency has hurt their perception of law enforcement 

The report also heard from officers themselves, 62% of which indicated that being a local officer has become more difficult over the past five years. 

Download the full report here.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2021 The Police News. All rights reserved.