Police and Community Relations Survey

In the wake of nationwide demonstrations for racial justice prompted by the murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and countless other Black individuals, Los Angeles became a focal point for critical discussions around police and community relations.

StudyLA's Police and Community Relations Survey is a three-part study that measures public opinion on issues of policing and gauges how residents feel the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is doing with respect to its mission: safeguard the lives and property of the people the LAPD serves, reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and enhance public safety while working with the diverse communities to improve quality of life. 

About the 2022 Police and Community Relations Survey

StudyLA's 2022 Police and Community Relations Survey is the second of a three-part study. 

The results were presented to the Board of Police Commissioners on September 27, 2022. They were also presented on September 28, 2022 via webinar where audience members had the opportunity to ask questions. Click here to watch the event recording.

Methodology At A Glance

  • Survey of 1,755 adults who live in the city of Los Angeles
  • Conducted March 24-June 3, 2022
  • Administered over the phone, online, and in person
  • Available in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and Korean
  • The margin of error is ±2.5%


StudyLA researchers are available to discuss these results. For questions or comments, please contact Brianne Gilbert, Managing Director, at brianne.gilbert@lmu.edu.

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