We are conducting this survey to allow you the opportunity to make it known how you truly feel about Memphis, Law Enforcement, Crime, Elected Officials, and Core Services. Nothing is off limits. We ask that you keep your comments professional. We would like to share the results with the citizens, Mayor, and City Council members. We will not release any personal information only the findings and comments. Please answer the below questions and please be honest.

* 1. What is your name? (optional)

* 2. Enter Email Address (optional)

* 3. What is your gender?

* 4. What is your age?

* 5. Which race/ethnicity best describes you? (Please choose only one.)

* 6. Are you a citizen of Memphis?

* 7. Do you live in Memphis?

* 8. Do you work in Memphis?

* 9. Do or did you attend school in Memphis?

* 10. Do you have children in the Shelby County, Charter, or Private School System?

* 11. Do you think the public school system is working for Memphis children?

* 12. What is it you like most about Memphis?

* 13. Where is your most favorite place in Memphis?

* 14. What do you think would make Memphis a better place to live?

* 15. Do you think crime is up or down in your neighborhood?

* 16. Have you been a victim of a crime in Memphis within the last 12 months?

* 17. If you have been a victim of crime in the last 12 months did you file a report?

* 18. Do you think we have enough police to service the City of Memphis?

* 19. Have you heard gunfire in your neighborhood within the last 9 months?

* 20. Do you know anyone that has been shot or killed in Memphis within the last 24 months?

* 21. Do you believe in community policing?

* 22. Are you afraid of the police?

* 23. Do you think officers should be a little more aggressive in fighting crime in Memphis?

* 24. Do you think officers are too aggressive in Memphis?

* 25. Would you support a half cent public safety sales tax increase on items purchased in Memphis to restore police benefits and retiree healthcare?

* 26. Are you satisfied with the quality of services that the City of Memphis provides?

* 27. Do you think there is enough supervised youth activities in Memphis?

* 28. Do you think the Community Centers provide enough activities for the youth?

* 29. Are you for or against Smart Meters?

* 30. Would you want the city to save the green space in Overton Park?

* 31. Do you want the city of Memphis to preserve the Mid South Coliseum as a music entertainment venue or tear it down  and use the space for something else?

* 32. Are you satisfied with the operation, services, and care of the animals at the Memphis Animal Shelter?

* 33. Are you satisfied with the garbage and recycling pick up in Memphis?

* 34. Are you satisfied with the street surfaces in Memphis?

* 35. Should citizens have to pay to get on Beale St. during peak times of the year?

* 36. Would  you like a water park in the Memphis area?

* 37. Would you like an amusement park in the Memphis area?

* 38. Are you liking the improvements in downtown Memphis?

* 39. As a whole are you satisfied with the way the city of Memphis is being ran by our elected officials?

* 40. Do you think Mayor Strickland and his administration is doing a good job?

* 41. Do you believe that there is an equitable distribution of property and sales tax dollars that are collected by the city,    back into all communities across the city for development and quality of life issues?

* 42. Do you think the city council is doing a good job?

* 43. Do you believe your best interest is being represented by your city leaders?

* 44. Do you think we need to give more businesses PILOTS (Payment In Lieu of Taxes)?

* 45. Do you believe the mayor supports public schools and the ability of Memphis youth to receive a quality education?

* 46. Do you believe the city council supports public schools and the ability of Memphis Youth to receive a quality                education?

* 47. Do you believe our elected officials care about public education since they are no longer responsible nor have to pay   for it?

* 48. Do you have trust and faith in your current elected officials?

* 49. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns?

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