Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q31g. 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?

g. Community policing (assigning officers to particular areas to build partnerships with residents)

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?

g. Community policing (assigning officers to particular areas to build partnerships with residents)
Already Being Used 28% 15% 42% 17% 20%
Very Likely 7% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Somewhat Likely 18% 12% 11% 13% 12%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 9% 16% 16% 19% 16%
Somewhat Unlikely 7% 6% 7% 7% 6%
Very Unlikely 10% 9% 9% 15% 10%
Don't Know 20% 33% 5% 19% 26%
*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?

g. Community policing (assigning officers to particular areas to build partnerships with residents)
Already Being Used 9% 19% 26% 39% 58% 20%
Very Likely 10% 9% 11% 8% 8% 10%
Somewhat Likely 11% 13% 10% 14% 12% 12%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 17% 16% 15% 16% 6% 16%
Somewhat Unlikely 6% 6% 10% 4% 2% 6%
Very Unlikely 13% 9% 9% 9% 1% 10%
Don't Know 33% 27% 18% 11% 12% 26%
*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?

g. Community policing (assigning officers to particular areas to build partnerships with residents)
Already Being Used 11% 14% 22% 17% 21% 31% 20%
Very Likely 3% 10% 12% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Somewhat Likely 12% 16% 12% 10% 12% 12% 12%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 22% 15% 14% 18% 15% 13% 16%
Somewhat Unlikely 8% 4% 6% 6% 6% 7% 6%
Very Unlikely 13% 9% 9% 9% 12% 8% 10%
Don't Know 30% 31% 25% 30% 24% 18% 26%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.