The Harrisburg Citizen Survey and Precursor to Implementation of Community Policing

Group: City of Harrisburg, Bureau of Police

URL: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/document/882715/harrisburg_citizens'_sur...

Description

Telephone surveys were conducted from March to May 1999 with 700 completed interviews representing a 62% cooperation rate. 57% of respondents rated their neighborhoods as either "excellent" or "good" places to live; 10% rated it "poor." 71% stated their neighborhoods were about the same as last year (1998); 17% said it was a better place to live. 82% of city residents believe local neighbors are willing to work with police to solve neighborhood issues. Citizens were overwhelmingly (85%) in favor of the same police officers regularly patrolling their neighborhoods. A majority of citizens perceived local police officers as easy to contact (78%).

Tags

crime analytics, COPS, community-oriented policing, law enforcement, police, tactics, Pittsburg, survey, research, report, local, city-level

Other Attributes
Sub-location
Harrisburg
Categories
Sectors (Govt, Non-Profit, etc)
Gov't
Formats
PDF
Location in resource
N/A
Internet Available?
Yes
Has population data?
No
Mappable?
No
Updated?
No
Frequency
N/A
Year(s) of Publication
1999

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