This week, the Monday Poll took your pulse on issues related to police shootings. Here are the results of the unscientific survey, based on more than 800 responses.
1) Police are too quick to fire at citizens before they have assessed what’s really going on.
Strongly agree 16%
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Strongly disagree 47%
2) Policing is dangerous work and officers must act decisively to protect themselves and others.
Strongly agree 68%
Strongly disagree 3%
3) People in urban communities should be more outraged about black-on-black crime than about police shootings.
Strongly agree 62%
Strongly disagree 12%
4) The best remedy for police shootings is:
Stricter gun control laws 7%
Closer connections between cops, communities 28%
More responsible behavior on the part of citizens 66%