Almost one in two Calgarians disapprove of the police, according to a poll by Mainstreet/Postmedia.
"Calgarians have a negative view about the Calgary Police Service with 39 per cent approval compared to 48 per cent disapproval," said Quito Maggi, president of Mainstreet Research, in a release.
“Most people (49 per cent) also believe that CPS officers require better training to handle high stress situations, with just 11 per cent saying they did not require better training."
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Calgary police have received an abundance of bad press over the past few months.
The poll also found that a majority of respondents were in favour of officers using body cameras.
"Sixty-one per cent strongly approved of officers requiring body cameras with another 11 per cent somewhat approving," Maggi noted.
The poll surveyed 823 Calgarians on Sept. 7, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.41 per cent, 19 times out of 20.
You can view the poll's results below: