Episode 11: People’s High-Low towards 5-0: Sentiment Towards Police Officers

According to a 2015 Gallup survey, 64% of Americans revealed they had a “great deal of respect” for the police. In 2016, that figure jumped to 76%. Contrarily, in an article found on Reuters, 31% of Americans believe police lie routinely to serve their own interests… 45% among African-Americans, 41% among young people, 39% among Democrats.

Considering news coverage of police officers using excess brutality, allegedly racially profiling and being unjust, what are the various perceptions towards our men and women in blue?