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Spring 2016Q11aWe are interested in views about the trade-off between services and taxes. Thinking about particular services your jurisdiction may currently offer, if your jurisdiction's citizens were facing significant service cuts, in your opinion, what would they choose? Would the majority of citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid those service cuts or would they choose cuts to public services to avoid higher taxes? Police services

Major Tags: Services | Finance Budget and Operations | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Taxes | Police services | Tradeoffs
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Fall 2015Q2bFirst, please think overall about the public safety services in your jurisdiction, whether provided by your jurisdiction or by other entities. In your role as a local official, how satisfied are you with each of the following services provided in your jurisdiction? State police

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q2cFirst, please think overall about the public safety services in your jurisdiction, whether provided by your jurisdiction or by other entities. In your role as a local official, how satisfied are you with each of the following services provided in your jurisdiction? County sheriff

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q2dFirst, please think overall about the public safety services in your jurisdiction, whether provided by your jurisdiction or by other entities. In your role as a local official, how satisfied are you with each of the following services provided in your jurisdiction? Local police (if applicable)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q3bNow, how satisfied do you think the majority of your citizens are with each of the following services provided in your jurisdiction? State police

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q3cNow, how satisfied do you think the majority of your citizens are with each of the following services provided in your jurisdiction? County sheriff

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q3dNow, how satisfied do you think the majority of your citizens are with each of the following services provided in your jurisdiction? Local police (if applicable)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q4Which of the following best describes your jurisdiction's primary service delivery arrangement, if any, for law enforcement?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q7bHow likely is it that your jurisdiction will change its service delivery arrangement (e.g., provided directly, indirectly via contract, etc.) for each of the following services in the next 2 years? Law enforcement

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q11cTo what extent, if any, would you say that recruitment and/or retention is a problem - either now or recently - for the following personnel in the public safety departments that serve your jurisdiction? Law enforcement officers

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Workforce
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q12bWe're interested in how costs are divided when services are shared jointly between multiple jurisdictions, or provided by one jurisdiction for another. Thinking about the primary service delivery arrangement in your jurisdiction for each of the following services, do you think your jurisdiction pays too much, about the right amount, or not enough of the total costs of services provided, or does your jurisdiction not share service delivery? Law enforcement

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Finance Budget and Operations | Governmental Relations
Related Topics: Intergovernmental cooperation | Finances | Service provision | Service spending | Police services
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Fall 2015Q13bTo what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction has enough funding to meet its current law enforcement needs?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Service demand | Police services
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Fall 2015Q14bNow, do you think your jurisdiction appropriates too much, about the right amount, or too little funding to meet its law enforcement needs?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Service spending | Police services
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Fall 2015Q15bIn recent years, has your jurisdiction tried to raise local funding for any of the following services through either new or renewed public safety millage(s) or special assessment(s)? Law enforcement

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Service spending | Property taxes | Police services
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Fall 2015Q16bWould you, in your role as a local official, support or oppose your jurisdiction pursuing additional local funding for any of the following public safety services through either a new millage or special assessment? Law enforcement

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Service spending | Property taxes | Police services
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Fall 2015Q17bDo 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 the following services? Law enforcement

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Service spending | Revenue | Police services
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Fall 2015Q18bThinking about any important aspects of the cost recovery policies/ordinances used in your jurisdiction (e.g., cost savings, collection issues, public satisfaction), overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the use of cost recovery for each of the following services? Law enforcement

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Service spending | Revenue | Police services
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Fall 2015Q22aThinking about law enforcement issues, to what extent, if any, would you say the following are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Violent crimes (e.g., rape, assault, homicide, etc.)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service demand | Police services
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Fall 2015Q22bThinking about law enforcement issues, to what extent, if any, would you say the following are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Property crimes (e.g., burglary, vandalism, identity theft, embezzlement, etc.)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service demand | Police services
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Fall 2015Q22cThinking about law enforcement issues, to what extent, if any, would you say the following are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Drug crimes (e.g., possession, manufacturing, distribution, etc.)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service demand | Police services
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Fall 2015Q22dThinking about law enforcement issues, to what extent, if any, would you say the following are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Public-order offenses (e.g., DUI, weapons violations, disorderly conduct, traffic violations, etc.)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service demand | Police services
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Fall 2015Q22eThinking about law enforcement issues, to what extent, if any, would you say the following are currently (or have recently been) problems in your jurisdiction? Crime overall in your jurisdiction

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service demand | Police services
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Fall 2015Q23aTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about crime and law enforcement in your jurisdiction? Most people feel safe in my jurisdiction.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q23bTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about crime and law enforcement in your jurisdiction? Public perceptions of crime in my jurisdiction have a negative effect on economic development and/or tourism.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q23cTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about crime and law enforcement in your jurisdiction? Public perceptions of crime in my jurisdiction are contributing to a decline in residential population.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q23dTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about crime and law enforcement in your jurisdiction? People generally feel confident that law enforcement will arrive in time to handle an emergency in my jurisdiction.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q23eTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about crime and law enforcement in your jurisdiction? Inappropriate use of force by law enforcement in my jurisdiction is (or has recently been) an issue.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q23fTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about crime and law enforcement in your jurisdiction? The primary law enforcement agency that serves my jurisdiction is more effective now than it was 5 years ago.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q25aTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the relationship between community members and law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? Most people in my jurisdiction trust the law enforcement officers.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q25bTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the relationship between community members and law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? A significant number of people in my jurisdiction are hostile towards law enforcement officers.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services | Trust in citizens
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Fall 2015Q25cTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the relationship between community members and law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? Most law enforcement officers in my jurisdiction treat all people professionally regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, or other characteristics.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q25dTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the relationship between community members and law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? A significant number of law enforcement officers in my jurisdiction are overly strict in enforcing the law.

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q26aThinking about the primary law enforcement agency that serves your jurisdiction, overall, how would you describe the relationship today between community members and the law enforcement officers?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q26bThinking about the primary law enforcement agency that serves your jurisdiction, overall, how would you describe the relationship today between your Board/Council and the law enforcement agency?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q27aTo the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following practices in the near future, or are they already being used? Have a citizen task force that advises the law enforcement agency

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Citizen engagement | Police services
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Fall 2015Q27bTo the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following practices in the near future, or are they already being used? Conduct citizen satisfaction surveys

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Citizen engagement | Police services
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Fall 2015Q27cTo the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following practices in the near future, or are they already being used? Proactively make agency policies available for public review (e.g., on agency website)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Outreach | Police services
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Fall 2015Q27dTo the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following practices in the near future, or are they already being used? Have policies mandating independent investigations into officer-involved injuries or deaths

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q27eTo the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following practices in the near future, or are they already being used? Train law enforcement officers in any of the following: de-escalation tactics, cultural understanding, and/or bias awareness

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q27fTo the best of your knowledge, how likely or unlikely is it that the primary law enforcement agency serving your jurisdiction will use the following practices in the near future, or are they already being used? Have a law enforcement workforce that reflects the racial make-up of your jurisdiction

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q28In the past year, there have been a number of high-profile incidents of civil unrest across the country, often revolving around police use of force, as in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, Maryland. How concerned are you that a major incident of civil unrest connected to police use of force could happen in your jurisdiction in the near future?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services | Trust in citizens
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Fall 2015Q29aTo 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 morale of law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services | Trust in citizens
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Fall 2015Q29bTo 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?

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services | Trust in citizens
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Fall 2015Q30aRecently, there has been national attention on the transfer of military equipment (e.g., body armor, armored vehicles, etc.) to local law enforcement agencies. In general, do you support or oppose local law enforcement agencies having this type of equipment: in your jurisdiction

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q30bRecently, there has been national attention on the transfer of military equipment (e.g., body armor, armored vehicles, etc.) to local law enforcement agencies. In general, do you support or oppose local law enforcement agencies having this type of equipment: in other communities across the state

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q31aTo 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? Unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q31bTo 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? Dashboard cameras

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q31cTo 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? Body cameras

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q31dTo 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? Other public surveillance cameras (e.g., on buildings, streetlights, etc.)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q31eTo 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? Citizen notification systems (to alert residents of weather-related or man-made emergencies)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Technology | Police services
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Fall 2015Q31fTo 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? Data-driven policing / crime mapping

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Technology | Police services
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Fall 2015Q31gTo 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? Community policing (assigning officers to particular areas to build partnerships with residents)

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q32aSome people think that in order to prevent crime, it is important for law enforcement agencies to maximize surveillance, as through the use of dashboard cameras, body cameras, and public surveillance, even if this threatens personal privacy. Others think it is more important to ensure personal privacy, even if that might raise the risk of crime. How do you think the following groups or individuals feel about the trade-offs between protecting privacy and ensuring public safety? The majority of your jurisdiction

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q32bSome people think that in order to prevent crime, it is important for law enforcement agencies to maximize surveillance, as through the use of dashboard cameras, body cameras, and public surveillance, even if this threatens personal privacy. Others think it is more important to ensure personal privacy, even if that might raise the risk of crime. How do you think the following groups or individuals feel about the trade-offs between protecting privacy and ensuring public safety? The leaders of the primary law enforcement agency that serves your jurisdiction think

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Fall 2015Q32cSome people think that in order to prevent crime, it is important for law enforcement agencies to maximize surveillance, as through the use of dashboard cameras, body cameras, and public surveillance, even if this threatens personal privacy. Others think it is more important to ensure personal privacy, even if that might raise the risk of crime. How do you think the following groups or individuals feel about the trade-offs between protecting privacy and ensuring public safety? You personally in your role as a local official think

Major Tags: Services | Public Safety | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services
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Spring 2013Q16aDoes your jurisdiction currently have a Police union?

Major Tags: Workforce | Finance Budget and Operations | Public Safety
Related Topics: Workforce conditions | Police services | Unions
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Spring 2012Q33aWe are interested in views about the trade-off between services and taxes. Thinking about particular services your jurisdiction may currently offer, if your jurisdiction's citizens were facing significant service cuts, in your opinion, what would they choose? Would the currently offer, if your jurisdiction's citizens were facing significant service cuts, in your opinion, what would they choose? Would the majority of citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid those service cuts or would they choose cuts to public services to avoid higher taxes: Police services

Major Tags: Services | Finance Budget and Operations | Public Safety
Related Topics: Service provision | Taxes | Police services | Tradeoffs
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Fall 2010Q5cPlease identify the extent of your jurisdiction's collaboration with other jurisdictions for provision of the following types of services: Police services

Major Tags: Governmental Relations | Services
Related Topics: Service provision | Police services | Intergovernmental cooperation | Level of collaboration
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Fall 2010Q9cFor what types of services or activities is your jurisdiction studying and/or planning new or significantly expanded collaborative efforts: Police services

Major Tags: Governmental Relations | Public Safety | Services,
Related Topics: Service provision | Intergovernmental cooperation | Police services
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Spring 2009Q20cIs your jurisdiction currently involved in any of the following types of intergovernmental or regional efforts: Police services

Major Tags: Governmental Relations | Public Safety
Related Topics: Police services | Intergovernmental cooperation | Level of collaboration
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