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Crime and Personal Safety

Worldwide, where are people getting mugged?

Social Issues

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.