Results for - Random Police Raids

1,258 voters participated in this survey

  • 1. Do you think the police should be allowed to randomly raid people's houses every few years?
    • Yes
      11% 144 votes
    • No
      74% 928 votes
    • Undecided
      15% 186 votes
  • 2. Do you think these raids would help find missing persons like Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight?
    • Yes
      21% 268 votes
    • No
      45% 567 votes
    • Undecided
      34% 423 votes
  • 3. Do you think other criminal acts like drugs and prostitution could be discovered through these random raids?
    • Yes
      47% 597 votes
    • No
      25% 309 votes
    • Undecided
      28% 352 votes
  • 4. Do you think such raids would be an invasion of privacy?
    • Yes
      70% 879 votes
    • No
      13% 159 votes
    • Undecided
      17% 220 votes
  • 5. Overall do you think random police raids would help or destroy society?
    • Help It
      13% 163 votes
    • Destroy It
      58% 728 votes
    • Undecided
      29% 367 votes

07/13/2013 Living 20

Comments

  • sa_smiles profile photo
    sa_smiles
    I think it would be a major invasion of privacy. Prob wouldn't be a bad thing if people had nothing to hide they should be fine with it but there also are those few and far between cases of corrupt cops or someone if they didn't like someone could just have someone randomly raid a place and that could be mean. Young kids could be traumatized if their parents were innocent of everything and cops were showing up going thru their houses. I think that it would help with some crimes but at the same time would be huge invasion of privacy and I think it prob is best just having it as is with a warrant.
    over 3 years
  • FLAHONEY33 profile photo
    FLAHONEY33
    Giving up our rights won't help society. Don't the cops have enough to do?
    over 3 years
  • RickP profile photo
    RickP
    Anyone who thinks this is a good idea needs to go back to school and learn the Constitution
    over 3 years
  • peaceau profile photo
    peaceau
    This is already happening, I have heard about this from family members. There are other ways to catch crimmals. Sooner or later it will be you or me. Even though I haven't done anything, just randon pick. Not good!
    over 3 years
  • garfieldcat profile photo
    garfieldcat
    These questions were phrased poorly. It made it seem like police would raid ALL houses. But it is wrong if police do so without a search warrant.
    over 3 years
  • A007 profile photo
    A007
    I think this is a really good idea and would help find criminals quicker and would def. help me sleep better at night and feel safe. I do agree it is a complete invasion of privacy..but honestly, I would still let them search my house if it'll help catch a criminal/criminal acts quicker. I think if you have nothing to hide then there's no reason to object.
    over 3 years
  • crocrdoll profile photo
    crocrdoll
    You know who would think this was a good idea? Hitler. Hitler would think this is a good idea.
    over 3 years
  • KaraB12 profile photo
    KaraB12
    It would be a complete invasion of privacy.
    over 3 years
  • sieg1947 profile photo
    sieg1947
    I can't believe that anyone would even ask this question. The police could enter anyone's house anytime. If someone didn't like someone else they could give the police a false tip. Sounds a lot like the witch hunts of former times. If something is found, do we burn them at the stake?
    over 3 years
  • mberry7 profile photo
    mberry7
    These are some scary, scary questions.
    over 3 years
  • tedb profile photo
    tedb
    Well, I had something kind of connected to that. My daughter and I were sleeping at 2 am in the morning. There is a loud bang on the door with police shouting I had better open the door or they will knock it down. I said I don't know what they want and I don't want to open the door. Then they threatened me and said okay we are knocking it down. So I opened the door, later finding out that if they had knocked it down I could have sued. Well, they barged into my apartment, looked through all my things, barged into my daughters room, turned her light on, woke her up of course and went through all her things. I kept telling them whoever they were looking for it wasn't me. Then they finally figured that out, radioed their office and found out it was the people living in the apartment right across from me they were looking for. They never apologized to me and my daughter at all. I filed a report on them so that it would not happen to anyone else. In response to this survey, a random raid is a complete invasion of privacy and should never be allowed.
    over 3 years
  • HarpoonHarriet profile photo
    HarpoonHarriet
    Big brother is watching you!
    over 3 years
  • Trojan profile photo
    Trojan
    The Nazis are alive and well!
    over 3 years
  • cr581187 profile photo
    cr581187
    We can't seriously be at a point in our society where anyone actually thinks this would be okay, right?
    over 3 years
  • countesssummer profile photo
    countesssummer
    If our society ever came to something like that, things are looking REALLY bad. It's not too pretty out there now, but that would just be a big red flag that the s*it is about to hit the fan.
    over 3 years
  • WordsofWit profile photo
    WordsofWit
    People that answer yes to question number one scare the hell out of me!!!!
    over 3 years
  • jflowers profile photo
    jflowers
    Huh????
    over 3 years
  • kcck12 profile photo
    kcck12
    What an odd survey
    over 3 years
  • seven profile photo
    seven
    Scary. Also a major invasion of privacy.
    over 3 years
  • GoddessWashu profile photo
    GoddessWashu
    Seriously?
    over 3 years
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