Skip to Content

Policemen at Grand Central Terminal, East 42nd Street, New York, US. Photo: Michael Descharles

Vast majority of black Americans don’t want to abolish police

A new Gallup poll found that 61 percent of black Americans believe that the current number of police officers in their area is good, while 20 percent said they would like even more patrols.

Published: August 7, 2020, 10:07 am

    On average, 86 percent of all American adults want the same or more policing where they live. Black Americans are thus as comfortable as any other ethnic group with police presence in their area.

    According to the poll, “the slightly elevated frequency with which Black Americans see police in their neighborhood has limited impact on their preferences for changing the local police presence. About a third of Black Americans who say they often see the police in their neighborhood think the police should spend less time there (34 percent); however, the majority of adults in this group think they should spend the same amount of time (56 percent) or more time (10 percent).”

    The majority of African Americans, including those “not too confident” about receiving good treatment from the police, want law enforcement to spend either the same amount of time or more time in their areas.

    Seventy-nine percent of those who have had an interaction with the police in the past 12 months say they want the police to spend more or the same amount of time in their neighborhood, while only 21 percent believe it should be less.

    Consider donating to support our work

    Help us to produce more articles like this. FreeWestMedia is depending on donations from our readers to keep going. With your help, we expose the mainstream fake news agenda.

    Keep ​your language polite​. Readers from many different countries visit and contribute to Free West Media and we must therefore obey the rules in​,​ for example​, ​Germany. Illegal content will be deleted.

    If you have been approved to post comments without preview from FWM, you are responsible for violation​s​ of​ any​ law. This means that FWM may be forced to cooperate with authorities in a possible crime investigation.

    If your comments are subject to preview ​by FWM, please be patient. We continually review comments but depending on the time of day it can take up to several hours before your comment is reviewed.

    We reserve the right to del​ete​ comments that are offensive, contain slander or foul language, or are irrelevant to the discussion.

    • 4True

      African Americans need to start appearing in greater numbers than the BLM rioters– and make it clear they don’t speak for them. Holding a secret belief is doing no good

    Americas

    BLM activists shoot two police officers as riot rocks Louisville

    Louisville, KentuckyBlack Lives Matter protesters in Louisville, Kentucky responded by rioting and attacking police with incendiary devices and setting fire to the city's police department after the verdict on the shooting of a black woman. At least two police officers have been shot by rioters.

    Another white opportunist pretending to be black

    A Black Lives Matter "community leader" in Indiana is the latest European posing as an African American. Jennifer Benton, also known as "Satchuel Cole" has apologized for misleading people about her race.

    Princeton University also discovers the extremely high cost of BLM riots

    PrincetonThe cost of the 2020 Black Lives Matter riots are by far the highest in US history in terms of insurance industry payouts which could exceed $2 billion. Princeton University has also discovered that pandering to the BLM movement could become very costly in a way they never expected.

    Only 6 percent of all alleged pandemic deaths are directly related to Covid-19

    The US public health agency CDC recently released an update showing that 94 percent of all Americans who are officially said to have died due to Covid-19, had an average of 2,6 other contributing diagnoses or even causes of death. Despite these sensational revelations, destructive shutdowns and restrictions continue around the world as if nothing had happened.

    Lawyer steps in to defend teen after Kenosha shooting

    Kenosha, WisconsinThe attorney who successfully represented Nick Sandmann in multiple lawsuits against a "progressive" media onslaught, has offered to help teen Kyle Rittenhouse for free because the teenager is facing a similar problem after being chased down during ongoing rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

    White US students blast merit because of ‘inherent racial bias’

    A guide was created by white American students and academics to denounce the alleged racism of merit which is supposedly prevalent in STEM studies. STEM is an acronym used for studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

    Cold-blooded murder of 5-year-old Cannon Hinnant shocks white America

    Wilson, North CarolinaFive-year-old boy Cannon Hinnant was executed at point-blank range with a gunshot to the head according to witnesses. While playing outside, a 25-year-old black felon Darius Nathaniel Sessoms, ran up to the boy and shot him. This terrible deed has only been covered by local news outlets.

    Bill Gates secured contact tracing agreements with US government six months before pandemic

    The foundation of the American billionaire and vaccine advocate Bill Gates negotiated a $100 billion contact tracing agreement with a Democratic congressman in August 2019, more than six months before the WHO classified Covid-19 as a pandemic and many months before the first outbreak in China.

    Dramatic rise of black gun owners in US

    WashingtonThe rise in gun ownership in the United States has spiked more than any other time in recent history – the highest since the FBI began recording the statistics 22 years ago. But it is also Democrats, not only Republicans, who have been rushing out to buy weapons.

    A US re-education camp to convince white men of their racism

    WashingtonA re-education camp for white men funded by the US taxpayer for a nuclear research laboratory in the United States, was aimed at deconstructing "white male culture".

    Go to archive