Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2014 Data Tables

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Q4j. Comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether — in your opinion — there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year to the public safety needs for your jurisdiction.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the public safety needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 1% 2% 5% 2%
No Change 45% 70% 56% 63% 66%
Somewhat Increased 52% 21% 39% 25% 26%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 2% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 0% 3% 0% 3% 2%
Don't Know 2% 3% 1% 2% 2%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the public safety needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2%
No Change 69% 71% 58% 49% 45% 66%
Somewhat Increased 19% 22% 37% 47% 48% 26%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 2% 3% 5% 2%
Not Applicable 4% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the public safety needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2%
No Change 67% 63% 63% 72% 69% 63% 66%
Somewhat Increased 21% 25% 30% 18% 26% 32% 26%
Greatly Increased 2% 3% 1% 3% 2% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 5% 3% 3% 2% 1% 0% 2%
Don't Know 2% 4% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.