Eugene Oregon’s Taser Use Policy

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Restricting Taser use is narrowly supported, 45% to 42%, by Eugeneans.

The key demographic distinction is by geography. South Eugeneans (Wards 1, 2, and 3) support (60% supportĀ to 31% oppose) and Eugeneans from other wards (Wards 4 through 8) oppose (37% support to 49% oppose).

QUESTION
Do you support or oppose restricting police Taser use to cases that require deadly force? IF SUPPORT OR OPPOSE: Is that strongly or somewhat?

METHODOLOGY
The survey consists of 200 live telephone interviews of likely Eugene 2010 General Election voters conducted June 14-15, 2010. The margin of error at the sample median is plus or minus seven percent.

This research was conducted has part of an ongoing long-term research project and no client paid for any part of this work.

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