Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2020 Data Tables

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Q12e. 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% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 6% 6% 9% 6%
No Change 46% 62% 49% 67% 60%
Somewhat Increased 32% 18% 34% 16% 21%
Greatly Increased 11% 4% 7% 1% 4%
Not Applicable 0% 5% 0% 3% 4%
Don't Know 7% 5% 3% 3% 4%
*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% 1% 2% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 7% 6% 4% 5% 8% 6%
No Change 63% 63% 58% 46% 43% 60%
Somewhat Increased 16% 19% 30% 33% 33% 21%
Greatly Increased 2% 4% 3% 11% 13% 4%
Not Applicable 6% 3% 1% 0% 0% 4%
Don't Know 5% 4% 3% 3% 4% 4%
*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 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 6% 3% 6% 7% 8% 7% 6%
No Change 60% 61% 58% 63% 62% 55% 60%
Somewhat Increased 21% 20% 25% 16% 17% 25% 21%
Greatly Increased 4% 5% 3% 4% 2% 7% 4%
Not Applicable 1% 6% 3% 5% 5% 2% 4%
Don't Know 5% 5% 4% 5% 6% 2% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.