Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2019 Data Tables

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Q7f. 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% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 3% 4% 6% 3%
No Change 36% 51% 40% 55% 49%
Somewhat Increased 50% 33% 50% 29% 36%
Greatly Increased 11% 4% 5% 4% 5%
Not Applicable 0% 4% 0% 2% 3%
Don't Know 0% 3% 1% 2% 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 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 3% 4% 2% 1% 3%
No Change 57% 51% 38% 30% 36% 49%
Somewhat Increased 24% 39% 48% 53% 55% 36%
Greatly Increased 4% 3% 9% 13% 7% 5%
Not Applicable 5% 3% 1% 0% 0% 3%
Don't Know 5% 2% 1% 1% 1% 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% 0% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 3% 3% 5% 6% 1% 3%
No Change 55% 49% 48% 57% 43% 44% 49%
Somewhat Increased 27% 34% 37% 29% 39% 47% 36%
Greatly Increased 7% 4% 5% 2% 6% 5% 5%
Not Applicable 3% 8% 5% 0% 3% 0% 3%
Don't Know 4% 2% 2% 4% 2% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.