Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4j. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in 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% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 2% 1% 1%
No Change 51% 69% 54% 62% 65%
Somewhat Increased 46% 20% 41% 30% 26%
Greatly Increased 0% 3% 4% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 0% 4% 0% 1% 3%
Don't Know 1% 3% 0% 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 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 0% 2% 0% 3% 1%
No Change 70% 69% 53% 46% 48% 65%
Somewhat Increased 19% 23% 33% 50% 40% 26%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 9% 3% 7% 3%
Not Applicable 5% 2% 2% 1% 0% 3%
Don't Know 2% 3% 1% 0% 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 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
No Change 64% 68% 66% 70% 63% 59% 65%
Somewhat Increased 24% 24% 22% 20% 28% 35% 26%
Greatly Increased 4% 2% 2% 4% 4% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 4% 4% 4% 3% 2% 2% 3%
Don't Know 1% 2% 4% 2% 2% 0% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.