Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2018 Data Tables

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Q4e. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the public safety needs for your jurisdiction?

 
% 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 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 6% 3% 6% 4% 4%
No Change 33% 59% 45% 57% 55%
Somewhat Increased 42% 22% 41% 31% 27%
Greatly Increased 14% 4% 7% 4% 5%
Not Applicable 0% 9% 0% 2% 6%
Don't Know 3% 2% 1% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% 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% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 3% 3% 1% 10% 4%
No Change 60% 59% 51% 38% 31% 55%
Somewhat Increased 19% 25% 35% 51% 44% 27%
Greatly Increased 2% 6% 7% 7% 11% 5%
Not Applicable 11% 4% 2% 1% 1% 6%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% 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% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 4% 3% 2% 8% 2% 4%
No Change 57% 53% 50% 67% 51% 54% 55%
Somewhat Increased 20% 29% 28% 21% 28% 35% 27%
Greatly Increased 6% 5% 4% 4% 7% 5% 5%
Not Applicable 10% 8% 8% 6% 4% 2% 6%
Don't Know 3% 1% 4% 0% 2% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.