How informed are Americans about race and policing?
Last updated 3/24/2021 at 3:16pm
Research Report: CUPES-007
February 20, 2021
This is the seventh report from the Civil Unrest and Presidential Election Study. In this report, we investigate a complex and defining issue of 2020 (and, no doubt, many years ahead): race and policing. Amidst calls to "defund" and reform police agencies, informed understandings of police-citizen interactions are crucial. So, here we ask the question: across the political spectrum, how knowledgeable are people when it comes to the available data on fatal police shootings of Black Americans?
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