MPR News- Ad campaign to highlight Minnesota cops' good work

by Tom Scheck | August 31, 2015
The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association says a new public relations campaign that includes paid advertising will highlight the work officers do in their communities.

The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association says a new public relations campaign that includes paid advertising will highlight the work officers do in their communities.

"Their whole desire is to make their communities a better place," said MPPOA Executive Director Dennis Flaherty. "I'm not sure the public understands that, so we're going to try to get that word out."
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Flaherty also released an internal statewide poll that finds Minnesotans are comfortable with the jobs of their local police officers. The poll, which was conducted by Harper Polling on June 15 and 16, found that 85 percent of those polled say they trust "local law enforcement officers to use good judgment in their use of deadly force."

The poll of 450 Minnesotans also found that 79 percent said recent events around the country regarding violence involving police officers either did not alter their perception of law enforcement at all or very little.
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Harper Polling