That’s what a Harris poll for The Hill says….
The percentage overall seems a bit high….
But most people I suspect DO support the cops even after the bad things some of them have made the newspapers with….
‘Defund the Police’ seems to be a outlier right now, eh?
An overwhelming majority of voters say they have a favorable view of police, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.
Eighty-three percent of registered voters in the July 28-29 survey said they have a favorable view of police officers, while 17 percent said they have an unfavorable one.
A majority of voters across age groups said they have a favorable view of police, including 68 percent of voters 18-34, 80 percent of 35-49 year olds, 88 percent of 50-64 year olds and 94 percent of those age 65 and older.
Eighty-nine percent of white voters said they have a favorable view of officers while 71 percent of Black voters and another 71 percent of Hispanic voters said the same.
Among those who earn less than $75,000 a year, 79 percent said they have a favorable view of the police, while 86 percent of higher-earning voters agreed.
Republicans were more likely to hold a favorable view of police, with 91 percent of GOP voters holding high opinions of officers compared to 77 percent of Democrats and 80 percent of independents….