Community Survey 2010

The Lowell Police Department is conducting this survey to get a better understanding of how residents feel about crime, safety, community policing, and the performance of the police. This is your chance to help us learn more about how you view your neighborhood. We will use your answers to improve the department, so please answer each question honestly. Your responses are strictly confidential.

If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Ball at (978) 446-7219 or Ellen Broderick at (978) 446-7049.

* 1. Could you please tell us, what neighborhood you live in?

* 2. How long have you lived in this neighborhood?

* 3. Could you please tell us how safe do you feel:

  Very Safe Safe Somewhat Safe Unsafe Very Unsafe
In your neighborhood during the day
In your neighborhood at nighttime
Downtown during the day
Downtown at nighttime
Driving throughout the City

* 4. How great of a problem do you feel the following issues are in your neighborhood:

  Not a Problem Somewhat of a Problem Very Serious Problem
Trash and litter lying around
Dogs running loose
Inconsiderate or disruptive neighbors
Graffiti on sidewalks and walls
Vacant homes
Absentee landlords
Unsupervised youth
Abandoned cars
Drug dealing
Alcohol issues/Public Drunkness
Domestic violence
Shootings or other firearm-related crime

* 5. How would you rate the overall crime in your neighborhood?

* 6. In the past year, do you feel crime in your neighborhood has: