Oceanside Community Survey

Oceanside's current Police Chief, Frank McCoy, will be retiring later this year.  As a result, the City Manager is interested in obtaining feedback from the community to guide in the selection and operational strategies for this position.  Please take a few moments to respond to our brief survey. 

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* 1. In consideration of Oceanside's next Police Chief, please select a level of importance for each of the leadership qualities and characteristics listed below: 

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Personal integrity
Community Leadership qualities
Special Police Training
Broad experience in Police management 
Skilled in motivating staff
Experience & knowledge in emergency management
Organized
Command presence 
Awareness of social justice issues
Good listener & communicator
Writing and speaking skills
Active within the community 
Success in grant applications & management
Budget management

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* 2. Please select the three (3) issues you believe are the most significant public safety problems within the City of Oceanside?

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* 3. The Oceanside Police Department excels in an array of law enforcement activities.  For each of the areas listed below, please select a level of importance.

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Investigating & prosecuting property crimes
Traffic enforcement
Use of force & deescalation training
Neighborhood Patrol
Downtown Patrol
DUI enforcement
Resident/Community outreach programs
Gang task force
Public Information/Education
Homeless Outreach Team (HOT)
Youth Diversion Programs
Youth Explorer Program
Harbor Unit
Drug Task Force
Coffee with a Cop
School Resource Officer
Investigating Identity theft crimes
Domestic Violence & Abuse
Investigating & prosecuting graffiti/vandalism crimes

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* 4. To what extent does the Oceanside Police Department develop and retain positive relationships with community members (e.g., residents, organizations, businesses, etc.)?

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* 5. The next Police Chief will lead the Oceanside Police Department through a critical examination of policing practices.  With regard to the Oceanside Police Department specifically, do you believe police reform is required?

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* 6. How satisfied are you with the overall performance of the Oceanside Police Department?

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* 7. Additional Comments?

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* 8. I am a:

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