Majority of Minnesotans Say Crime is Rising, But Trust Law Enforcement to Make MN Safer
A vast majority of Minnesotans say crime — especially shootings — have worsened over the past year, and Minneapolis is hurting from the lack of visitors. The poll, conducted by Meeting Street Insights, surveyed 500 registered voters in Minnesota between June 2 and June 6, 2021. To read the entire poll, click here.
Shootings are the top concern for Minnesotans by a large margin.
“Thinking generally about crime here in Minnesota, what two or three types of crime concern you most?”
Lack of support for law enforcement is the top reason for crime, according to Minnesotans.
“Thinking about the various things that cause crime, which one of the following do you think is most responsible for the crime here in Minnesota?”
High overall trust in local police is unchanged from a year ago.
“Thinking about the police in your own local community, how much confidence, if any, do you have in the police in your local community to act in the best interests of the public?”