Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q29b. To what extent, if any, do you think recent high-profile incidents of police-community violence such as those in Ferguson and Baltimore have lowered the level of community trust toward law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent, if any, do you think recent high-profile incidents of police-community violence such as those in Ferguson and Baltimore have lowered the level of community trust toward law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? Not at all 10% 34% 24% 41% 32%
Very little 51% 41% 47% 35% 42%
Somewhat 29% 10% 23% 12% 13%
A great deal 3% 2% 2% 3% 2%
Don't Know 7% 13% 4% 10% 11%
*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, if any, do you think recent high-profile incidents of police-community violence such as those in Ferguson and Baltimore have lowered the level of community trust toward law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? Not at all 39% 33% 29% 18% 12% 32%
Very little 38% 40% 46% 56% 44% 42%
Somewhat 9% 13% 15% 18% 32% 13%
A great deal 2% 2% 1% 2% 3% 2%
Don't Know 12% 12% 9% 5% 8% 11%
*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, if any, do you think recent high-profile incidents of police-community violence such as those in Ferguson and Baltimore have lowered the level of community trust toward law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? Not at all 40% 29% 32% 38% 27% 31% 32%
Very little 39% 49% 42% 37% 38% 43% 42%
Somewhat 8% 13% 13% 11% 22% 13% 13%
A great deal 2% 1% 3% 3% 1% 2% 2%
Don't Know 11% 8% 10% 12% 13% 12% 11%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.