Police Favorability (February 2015)

Police Favorability (February 2015)

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Very favorable27%
Somewhat favorable30%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable19%
Somewhat unfavorable13%
Very unfavorable10%
Don't know/no opinion1%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Very favorable14%18%40%
Somewhat favorable26%33%33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable23%21%14%
Somewhat unfavorable19%10%9%
Very unfavorable16%16%3%
Don't know/no opinion1%2%0%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Very favorable24%39%51%
Somewhat favorable35%31%33%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable23%14%9%
Somewhat unfavorable14%11%4%
Very unfavorable3%4%2%
Don't know/no opinion1%1%0%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Very favorable8%20%14%
Somewhat favorable24%19%31%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable22%28%21%
Somewhat unfavorable29%16%17%
Very unfavorable17%14%17%
Don't know/no opinion1%3%0%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Very favorable12%18%39%
Somewhat favorable28%25%34%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable19%29%13%
Somewhat unfavorable26%13%7%
Very unfavorable16%12%6%
Don't know/no opinion0%3%1%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Very favorable37%39%40%
Somewhat favorable34%35%34%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable16%11%12%
Somewhat unfavorable6%9%7%
Very unfavorable8%5%5%
Don't know/no opinion0%1%2%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Very favorable13%10%14%
Somewhat favorable27%36%15%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable17%20%20%
Somewhat unfavorable30%20%28%
Very unfavorable13%14%24%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Very favorable14%43%34%
Somewhat favorable26%28%36%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable25%16%14%
Somewhat unfavorable19%9%9%
Very unfavorable15%3%7%
Don't know/no opinion1%0%0%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Very favorable31%10%24%
Somewhat favorable34%19%26%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable16%33%20%
Somewhat unfavorable11%12%17%
Very unfavorable7%25%11%
Don't know/no opinion1%1%2%

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categoryMaleFemale
Very favorable26%28%
Somewhat favorable29%31%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable21%17%
Somewhat unfavorable14%11%
Very unfavorable9%11%
Don't know/no opinion0%2%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Very favorable23%26%34%
Somewhat favorable28%34%26%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable22%19%16%
Somewhat unfavorable15%12%11%
Very unfavorable10%8%13%
Don't know/no opinion2%2%1%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Very favorable15%18%28%41%
Somewhat favorable21%35%31%29%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable27%22%18%14%
Somewhat unfavorable14%14%13%10%
Very unfavorable20%10%9%5%
Don't know/no opinion3%1%1%1%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Very favorable15%27%24%28%28%34%
Somewhat favorable15%28%30%25%33%37%
Neither favorable nor unfavorable30%22%20%17%16%13%
Somewhat unfavorable12%12%14%14%14%11%
Very unfavorable27%9%11%14%8%4%
Don't know/no opinion0%3%1%1%1%0%

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