Crime and Personal Safety
Worldwide, where are people getting mugged?
Americans' views on how the justice system is handling crime have changed in the past decade. Less than half (45%) say it is "not tough enough," down from 65% in 2003.
Long before social media, the internet or video games entered the scene, Americans viewed comic books as a dangerous, new corrupting influence on U.S. youth.
A review of Gallup data on Americans' attitudes toward police, race and criminal justice provides a public opinion context for the events of the last several days.