feature | Jan 5, 2022

Video: Do Americans trust the police?

While views of and experiences with police vary substantially across demographic groups, there is support for a number of police reforms.

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report | Feb 15, 2022

Americans’ Trust in Scientists, Other Groups Declines

Trust in scientists and medical scientists has fallen below pre-pandemic levels, with 29% of U.S. adults saying they have a great deal of confidence in medical scientists to act in the best interests of the public. This is down from 40% in November 2020 and 35% in January 2019, before COVID-19 emerged. Other prominent groups – including the military, police officers and public school principals – have also seen their ratings decline.

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