Compared to June, fewer Americans think that deadly force is more commonly used against a Black person than a white person or that police who cause harm need greater consequences.
Most Americans support a number of reforms to prevent police violence and want extensive changes to the criminal justice system, according to the June 2020 AP-NORC Poll.
The June 2020 AP-NORC Poll reveals more than half of Americans approve of the recent protests. But there are considerable differences in how black and white Americans view the impact and response to them.
A June 2020 AP-NORC Poll reveals major changes in the public’s view of the relationship between the police and black people compared to just five years ago. Major gaps remain in how black and white Americans understand racism and police violence.
The April 2020 AP-NORC Poll explores how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the health and finances of urban Americans, black Americans, and Hispanic Americans, as well as what all Americans are doing to slow the spread of the virus.