Support or Oppose requiring police officers to intervene if another officer is violating state law, federal law, or their own police department’s policy in their use of force against a civilian (April 2021)

Support or Oppose requiring police officers to intervene if another officer is violating state law, federal law, or their own police department’s policy in their use of force against a civilian (April 2021)

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Strongly support64%
Somewhat support22%
Somewhat oppose3%
Strongly oppose2%
Don’t know9%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support81%57%53%
Somewhat support10%15%33%
Somewhat oppose2%5%3%
Strongly oppose2%3%1%
Don’t know5%19%9%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support80%73%85%
Somewhat support14%14%6%
Somewhat oppose1%3%3%
Strongly oppose0%1%3%
Don’t know5%9%2%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support53%53%53%
Somewhat support33%27%36%
Somewhat oppose3%7%2%
Strongly oppose2%0%1%
Don’t know9%13%7%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support78%69%53%
Somewhat support12%11%34%
Somewhat oppose2%6%3%
Strongly oppose3%1%1%
Don’t know5%13%9%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support74%76%83%
Somewhat support16%14%6%
Somewhat oppose2%3%1%
Strongly oppose0%2%6%
Don’t know8%5%3%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support54%53%52%
Somewhat support40%28%37%
Somewhat oppose2%5%1%
Strongly oppose0%1%2%
Don’t know4%12%8%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support62%71%65%
Somewhat support26%11%16%
Somewhat oppose3%4%4%
Strongly oppose1%6%1%
Don’t know7%8%15%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support61%68%
Somewhat support24%20%
Somewhat oppose4%3%
Strongly oppose2%1%
Don’t know9%8%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support74%61%60%
Somewhat support12%26%24%
Somewhat oppose4%2%6%
Strongly oppose1%2%2%
Don’t know9%9%8%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support66%60%67%65%
Somewhat support13%24%22%26%
Somewhat oppose5%4%3%3%
Strongly oppose5%0%2%1%
Don’t know12%11%7%6%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support49%61%72%57%66%65%
Somewhat support36%25%15%24%21%25%
Somewhat oppose0%2%3%7%4%4%
Strongly oppose0%1%2%5%1%1%
Don’t know15%12%9%7%8%5%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support64%58%69%68%
Somewhat support24%25%21%15%
Somewhat oppose2%5%6%3%
Strongly oppose1%2%1%4%
Don’t know9%11%4%10%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Strongly support60%64%75%47%
Somewhat support27%24%14%19%
Somewhat oppose3%3%3%8%
Strongly oppose1%2%4%0%
Don’t know9%7%5%26%

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