Black D.C. Residents More Likely To Fear For Safety And Distrust Police, Says Survey
Less than half of all residents in neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River feel safe from crime every day, but they’re also least likely to trust that police officers can help them.
Those are two key findings from a new report published today by the Community Preservation and Development Corporation, a nonprofit affordable housing developer that surveyed close to 1,000 residents across D.C. last summer to gauge how they felt about public safety as the city’s homicide has seen significant spikes.
Black D.C. Residents More Likely To Fear For Safety and Distrust Police, Says Survey, WAMU 88.5, 06/28/2016