From Fusion’s Massive Millennial Poll:
Despite intense public scrutiny on some policing practices, and their own personal brushes with law enforcement, young adults still view officers in a generally positive light.
That’s according to Fusion’s Massive Millennial Poll, which surveyed 1,000 people aged 18-34 about everything from politics to dating to race issues. (For full results and methodology, click here.)
Overall, the poll found, 83 percent of the millennials say police are “good guys,” while just 8 percent said cops are “bad guys.” (Nine percent said that they didn’t know.)
Even among African Americans, who reported a significantly higher rate of “negative interactions” with police than did whites or Hispanics—42 percent compared with 25 and 28 percent, respectively—67 percent still identified cops as good guys.
Read the entire report here