San Diego is split on the quality of the police department. 35% have a lot of confidence in the police, 42% have a little confidence and 15% have no confidence at all, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for KGTV-TV 10News and the Union-Tribune Newspaper.
48% agree with the decision of William Lansdowne to resign as police chief. 22% disagree.
62% say Lansdowne was pressured to resign. 22% say Lansdowne resigned on his own.
One third say Lansdowne should be replaced by someone within the department. One third say he should be replaced by someone from outside the department. One third say it doesn’t matter.
10% say Lansdowne’s replacement should be a man; 20% say it should be a woman. 69% say it makes no difference.
14% say the new police chief should be a minority. 7% say it should not be a minority. 77% say it makes no difference.