Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2015 Data Tables

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Q17a. Do any of the public safety departments that serve your jurisdiction offset expenses by using cost recovery policies/ordinances (for example, charging for fire runs, hazardous material incidents, police calls, or imposing extra fees on drunken driver or moving vehicle citations, etc.) for fire services?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do any of the public safety departments that serve your jurisdiction offset expenses by using cost recovery policies/ordinances (for example, charging for fire runs, hazardous material incidents, police calls, or imposing extra fees on drunken driver or moving vehicle citations, etc.) for fire services? Yes ** 56% 58% 47% 55%
No ** 33% 34% 25% 32%
Don't Know ** 11% 9% 28% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties were not asked questions about fire services

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Do any of the public safety departments that serve your jurisdiction offset expenses by using cost recovery policies/ordinances (for example, charging for fire runs, hazardous material incidents, police calls, or imposing extra fees on drunken driver or moving vehicle citations, etc.) for fire services? Yes 47% 59% 55% 68% 62% 55%
No 34% 29% 37% 30% 34% 32%
Don't Know 19% 12% 8% 3% 4% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Do any of the public safety departments that serve your jurisdiction offset expenses by using cost recovery policies/ordinances (for example, charging for fire runs, hazardous material incidents, police calls, or imposing extra fees on drunken driver or moving vehicle citations, etc.) for fire services? Yes 47% 51% 50% 62% 50% 65% 55%
No 46% 34% 34% 22% 37% 25% 32%
Don't Know 7% 15% 16% 16% 13% 10% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.