Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q25d. To what extent do you agree or disagree that a significant number of law enforcement officers in your jurisdiction are overly strict in enforcing the law?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that a significant number of law enforcement officers in your jurisdiction are overly strict in enforcing the law? Strongly Agree 3% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Agree 2% 6% 5% 5% 5%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 28% 25% 21% 23% 24%
Somewhat Disagree 29% 19% 23% 17% 20%
Strongly Disagree 30% 40% 48% 47% 42%
Don't Know 8% 8% 3% 6% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that a significant number of law enforcement officers in your jurisdiction are overly strict in enforcing the law? Strongly Agree 1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Agree 7% 4% 4% 4% 3% 5%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 25% 25% 25% 22% 21% 24%
Somewhat Disagree 19% 20% 15% 22% 31% 20%
Strongly Disagree 40% 41% 49% 51% 35% 42%
Don't Know 8% 8% 6% 1% 7% 7%
*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
To what extent do you agree or disagree that a significant number of law enforcement officers in your jurisdiction are overly strict in enforcing the law? Strongly Agree 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Agree 7% 5% 6% 5% 7% 3% 5%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 29% 28% 26% 22% 22% 21% 24%
Somewhat Disagree 21% 22% 16% 18% 22% 20% 20%
Strongly Disagree 34% 36% 46% 44% 41% 46% 42%
Don't Know 8% 8% 5% 9% 8% 8% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.