A new national telephone and online survey taken by Rasmussen Reports, sponsored by the National Police Association, finds that 70% of Likely U.S. Voters think violent crime is out of control, while twenty-two percent (22%) say no, and eight percent (8%) are not sure.
Additionally, the poll found a majority of likely voters believe:
“The rise in violent crime wasn’t just predictable, it was predicted,” said National Police Association spokesperson, Sgt. Betsy Brantner Smith (Ret). “Letting more criminals on the streets while handcuffing police had only one possible outcome. Now the American people are paying the price.”
The survey of 1,182 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on August 12, 2021 by the National Police Association and Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.
Full results of the survey, including demographic data, will be published later today by Rasmussen Reports.
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