While the executive tries to calm the tensions related to police violence, against a backdrop of business George Floyd, in the United States, and Adama Traoré, in France, a survey Elabe conducted for BFM TV has just reset the clock to the hour. It shows that the French trust, in a vast majority of their forces of order.
A proportion that rises to 69 % for the police, but presents a decrease of 7 points from a previous study dating back to April 2019. At the same time, 81% of the respondents say that they trust in the force, and 85 % trust the army. In contrast, only 51% of the respondents say they have confidence in the justice system, compared to 49 % of the opposite opinion.
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The reaction of the executive to the police violence that is considered too late
it is also worth mentioning the case of police violence : 33% of the people interviewed by Elabe, these facts are first of all related to the " aggressive behaviour of some individuals ". 14 % feel that "the increase of social tensions and [of] disputes in the country" is the first question. A same proportion of respondents believes that the "lack of numbers" and "the fatigue that accumulates to the police" are the first factor in police violence. Even more respondents (16 %) perceive the "excessive use of force by some police officers" as the primary cause of police violence.
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Finally, the work published by BFM TV have focused on the perception, by respondents, of the political reaction to the police violence : 56 % of respondents believe that the government was too slow to respond, compared to 32 % who believe that the president and the ministers have reacted at the right time (12 % perceive a reaction that is too fast).