© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovskoye police. Archival photo© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikov
Overall, more than half of Russians (57%) trust the police, less of the police trust the police, according to a survey by VTSIOM at the disposal of RIA Novosti.
In the task «Rate the degree of confidence or distrust the following police units» 53% of respondents chose the answer «trust completely» and «rather trust» in relation to the traffic police, which was the lowest among all police units.
Most of all, according to the survey, the Russians trust the police transport (65%), the duty of (63%) and district inspectors (61%). In General, the level of trust of Russians to police has reached 57%.
The survey was conducted in October 2018. In the survey participated 1.6 thousand of Russians over the age of 18. Method of research — telephone interview. The maximum size of the error with 95% probability does not exceed 2.5%.