Satisfaction with police hits new high, distrust of judges also high

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/22
By: Liu Chien-pan and Elizabeth Hsu

Taipei, Feb. 22 (CNA) Taiwanese people were highly satisfied with the

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

performance of police officers in maintaining social order, but distrusting of judges and prosecutors in making fair and just decisions on legal cases, according to a survey released Monday.

A high percentage – 72.9 percent – of the people surveyed were satisfied with the police’s performance in keeping society safe, the highest rate since the survey was first conducted by the Crime Research Center of National Chung Cheng University in 2003.

The survey on the satisfaction level for last year also showed that 43.9 percent of the respondents thought the current social order in Taiwan was in a good condition.

Although the rate of satisfaction remained lower than the 50-percent mark, it indicated a steady growth for four consecutive years, researchers at the Crime Research Center said.     [FULL  STORY][

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