“police” Charts

#Ferguson Profiling? »

Ferguson police are much more likely to stop, search and arrest African-American drivers than white ones. When stopped, blacks are…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 1493
Score: 14

Murder Victims by Relationship »

In 2011, family murders accounted for 13.8% of the 12,664 total murders in the U.S., though this percentage may actually…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 303
Score: 5

Police-Community Relationship Reduces Petty Crimes »

Since Chris Magnus, police chief in Richmond, CA, took office in 2007, he has not lost a single officer, nor…

Alec H.
by: Alec H.
views: 168
Score: 4

#Ferguson - Who Do Police Target? »

When black people make up 60% of the population, but 92% of those who were involved in police searches, you…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 378
Score: 4

Number of Prisoners Decreases for the Third Straight Year »

The number of prisoners under state and federal jurisdiction in the U.S. has declined for three straight years. Not only…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 135
Score: 4

Arrests by Crime Type »

In 2011, there were a total of 12,408,899 arrests made in the United States (not including the 1,424 arrests made…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 241
Score: 4

Why Dogs Really Aren't "Man's Best Friend" »

Drug-sniffing dogs aren't just often inaccurate, they are extremely susceptible to the influence of their handlers. Search points designed to…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 196
Score: 3

US Recognizes Issues With #Police, But Not With Local PDs »

Americans consistently rank their local police department (PD) higher than US police in general over a spectrum of current issues…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 169
Score: 3

You'll Be Amazed Which Profession Has the Most Obesity »

Those at the frontlines of public safety, police and firefighters, have the highest obesity rate of any profession in America.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 260
Score: 3

How much work will it take to achieve racial equality? »

In a recent PEW survey, Americans were asked "How much more needs to be done in order to achieve racial…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 198
Score: 3

Police Body Cameras: An Open And Shut Case »

According to a recent YouGov poll, an overwhelming majority of Americans support the idea of body cameras being present on…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 218
Score: 2

On Police Relations, White and Black America Worlds Apart »

There is unquestionably a disconnect between white and black Americans in regards to the perceived objectivity of police when dealing…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 269
Score: 2

Asian/White's Have Better Experience With Police Than Blacks »

Even though 65.2% of people stopped by police were White, 77.6% of them believed the police acted properly. On the…

Joseph Abay
by: Joseph Abay
views: 161
Score: 2

The Drug War - Not So Hidden Racism »

African Americans are disproportionately incarcerated on drug related charges. Clearly the drug war is an instrument of, at least, institutional…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 174
Score: 2

Police wearing body cameras in the top 100 cities »

Body cameras are making an appearance on many officers in large metropolitan areas with more police forces planning to introduce…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 56
Score: 1

Racial Disparity in Police Forces Goes Far Beyond Ferguson »

A study of major metropolitan areas found drastic disproportionate racial representation of many suburbs' police forces. Even if one were…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 41
Score: 1

Which Industries Get Most Public Support for Unionization? »

Despite the relatively disadvantaged position of labor in the United States, very strong majorities of Americans support the unionization of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 46

Do We Trust Those Who Serve And Protect? »

Despite all of the recent controversy surrounding law enforcement, the public still places faith in those that serve and protect.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 59

Should Police Be Required to Wear Body Cameras? »

In light of recent controversies concerning police behavior in the United States, there has been increased debate over whether or…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 44

Legitimate Traffic Stops? Race May Influence Perceptions »

In 2011, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released a report that found African Americans were the least likely to believe…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 79

The Police States Of The World »

Whether they serve and protect, or enforce and apprehend, the police nevertheless play a significant role in these countries. Russia…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 86

Drug Dogs: An Innocent Man's Worst Enemy, Latinos Especially »

Drug-sniffing dogs are often construed as infallible in court, but an experiment shows both how inaccurate and manipulatable by their…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 77

What Happens When the Police Stop Policing? »

There appears to be a coordinated 'slowdown' of policing activity throughout NYC, in response to Mayor de Blasio's supposed lack…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 107

For Americans, Police Brutality Overshadowed Torture Report »

Over a third of Americans are following protests in response to police-related violence "very closely," making the developments surrounding the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 38

Keep Protesters off NY Streets? »

In the wake of another non-indictment for a police officer who is responsible for Eric Garner's death, New Yorkers are…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 120

Despite Recent Events, U.S. Confidence in Police Is Average »

Even though the media has been giving a lot of attention to the police force here in the United States…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 58

Excessive Force: A Common Police Tactic? »

While recent incidents have lent themselves to the idea that the police frequently respond with unnecessary and excessive force, such…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 81

Do You Trust Those Who Serve And Protect? »

It is the job of law enforcement to serve and protect the public, but do Americans have confidence in the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 69

President Obama: Deporter-in-Chief? »

At 2.09 million, President Obama has removed more illegal immigrants in the first 5 years of his presidency than any…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 36

The Reason Why Crime Statistics Are Wrong »

Recent crime statistics show that, in 2014, about one in four households in the United States are victimized by crime.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 74

Sexual Assault: Serious and Sad »

Only 40% of sexual assaults are reported. Much less get prosecuted and only 3% of rapists go to jail. Our…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 50

Top 5 Most Violent US Cities »

Apparently people living in cities that spend more on police are not necessarily safer. Detroit and St. Louis top the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 46

Disparities in Perceptions of Unequal Treatment Across Race »

Since 2007 the white perception of blacks being treated unequally has largely plateaued, while black perception of unequal treatment by…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 38

Racial Disparity: Confidence in Ferguson Investigation »

Data from the reaction of whites and blacks to the police investigation shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Are…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 45

Police power and public opinion »

Whites and blacks have sharply different levels of confidence in the police, and the recent shooting in Ferguson, Mo. has…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 164

Decrease in Crime Following 50% Increase in DNA Database »

A hypothetical 50 percent increase in the average size of criminal DNA profile databases has a statistically significant effect on…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 400
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