Multiple Causes Seen for Baltimore Unrest

Public Cites ‘People Taking Advantage,’ Tensions Between Blacks & Police as Top Factors for Unrest
May 4, 2015

Multiple Causes Seen for Baltimore Unrest

Most Say It Was the ‘Right Decision’ to Charge Police Officers

Survey Report

The public sees a number of contributing factors for the outbreak of violence and unrest in Baltimore last week.

About six-in-ten (61%) say that “some people taking advantage of the situation to engage in criminal behavior” contributed a “great deal” to the unrest, while 56% say the same about tensions between the African-American community and the police.

However, majorities say all five factors mentioned in …read more

Source: Pew Research

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