January 17, 2017

Female police officers’ on-the-job experiences diverge from those of male officers

Female police officers sometimes differ sharply from male officers in their views of policing and their experiences.

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 17, 2017

Obama has issued fewer executive orders on average than any president since Cleveland

Obama has issued 34 executive orders per year in office, slightly fewer than the 36 per year in office that George W. Bush issued and the lowest average in 120 years.

HispanicJanuary 13, 2017

Surge in Cuban immigration to U.S. continued through 2016

Overall, 56,406 Cubans entered the U.S. via ports of entry in fiscal year 2016, up 31% from fiscal 2015.

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 13, 2017

More Americans say government should ensure health care coverage

As the debate continues over repeal of the Affordable Care Act and what might replace it, a growing share of Americans believe that the federal government has a responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage.

January 13, 2017

Republicans more likely than Democrats to have confidence in police

Republicans and Democrats have vastly different opinions about how well police do their jobs and the realities of policing today.

Fact TankJanuary 12, 2017

Black and white officers see many key aspects of policing differently

On some subjects, racial differences among the police are considerably more pronounced than they are among the public as a whole.

Internet & TechJanuary 12, 2017

Record shares of Americans now own smartphones, have home broadband

Here are four key trends illustrating the current technology landscape in America.

Fact TankJanuary 11, 2017

About one-fifth of adults globally have no formal schooling

Lack of formal education is widespread in many countries in south Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Fact TankJanuary 11, 2017

Key findings on how police view their jobs amid protests and calls for reform

A new Pew Research Center nationwide survey of 7,917 police officers focuses on a wide range of topics about policing, including how police view their jobs, officers’ experiences in the field and how these fatal encounters have impacted the way they do their jobs.

Fact TankJanuary 11, 2017

Q&A: How Pew Research Center surveyed nearly 8,000 police officers

Read an interview with Senior Editor Rich Morin and Senior Research Methodologist Andrew Mercer, who were involved in our groundbreaking police officer survey.