The media made them villains, but despite its best efforts, police are seeing the beginnings of a rise in approval numbers the media continues to be one of the most distrusted entities in the country.
According to a recent Gallup poll, confidence in the police has risen three percent from last year to now, putting them at 51 percent. In fact, majority confidence rests in small businesses and the military.
The police are the only institution which saw American confidence in them grow (+3%) from 2020 to 2021, per Gallup, w/ the poll saying the police (51%), military (69%), & small business (70%) are the only institutions garnering majority confidence in themt.co/mtcglIGVt0 pic.twitter.com/qIqEta8q62
— Jerry Dunleavy (@JerryDunleavy) July 14, 2021