Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 Data Tables

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Q4i. 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 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 4% 2% 2%
No Change 29% 59% 45% 57% 55%
Somewhat Increased 51% 27% 44% 26% 30%
Greatly Increased 14% 4% 7% 5% 5%
Not Applicable 1% 6% 0% 3% 4%
Don't Know 2% 2% 0% 7% 3%
*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% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 2% 4% 3% 3% 2%
No Change 59% 60% 52% 34% 32% 55%
Somewhat Increased 23% 29% 33% 54% 51% 30%
Greatly Increased 4% 4% 6% 5% 12% 5%
Not Applicable 7% 4% 2% 1% 1% 4%
Don't Know 4% 1% 2% 1% 0% 3%
*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% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 2% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2%
No Change 47% 57% 54% 61% 55% 52% 55%
Somewhat Increased 32% 29% 31% 24% 33% 35% 30%
Greatly Increased 7% 5% 6% 4% 3% 5% 5%
Not Applicable 9% 5% 5% 3% 3% 3% 4%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 5% 3% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.