Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q31b. To the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following equipment or practices in the near future, or are they already being used?

b. Dashboard cameras

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following equipment or practices in the near future, or are they already being used?

b. Dashboard cameras
Already Being Used 66% 34% 73% 42% 42%
Very Likely 10% 17% 8% 20% 16%
Somewhat Likely 18% 19% 9% 16% 17%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 2% 4% 3% 5% 4%
Somewhat Unlikely 0% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Very Unlikely 0% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Don't Know 4% 22% 4% 14% 18%
*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 the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following equipment or practices in the near future, or are they already being used?

b. Dashboard cameras
Already Being Used 30% 42% 47% 64% 83% 42%
Very Likely 20% 15% 15% 13% 4% 16%
Somewhat Likely 20% 17% 15% 10% 7% 17%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 4% 4% 7% 4% 0% 4%
Somewhat Unlikely 2% 2% 1% 1% 0% 2%
Very Unlikely 3% 2% 1% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 21% 19% 14% 8% 5% 18%
*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 the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following equipment or practices in the near future, or are they already being used?

b. Dashboard cameras
Already Being Used 36% 30% 43% 37% 47% 58% 42%
Very Likely 16% 18% 15% 18% 17% 12% 16%
Somewhat Likely 22% 22% 18% 16% 15% 9% 17%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 7% 4% 3% 4% 2% 5% 4%
Somewhat Unlikely 2% 3% 3% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Very Unlikely 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Don't Know 15% 21% 18% 20% 16% 15% 18%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.