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Page: Crimes Against Persons
1. Please describe how much of a problem the following activities are in YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD.
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Assault/Battery65.8% (338)14.6% (75)13.8% (71)5.8% (30)1.60514
Sexual Assaults80.0% (407)13.4% (68)5.5% (28)1.2% (6)1.28509
Street Robbery46.9% (240)17.8% (91)23.4% (120)11.9% (61)2.00512
Domestic/Family Violence60.7% (308)18.3% (93)15.2% (77)5.7% (29)1.66507
Hate Crimes81.7% (415)12.4% (63)5.1% (26)0.8% (4)1.25508
Gun Crimes59.4% (303)12.2% (62)16.1% (82)12.4% (63)1.81510

Page: Crimes Against Property
2. Please describe how much of a problem the following activities are in YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD.
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 No Problem/Don't KnowSmall ProblemSomewhat of a ProblemBig ProblemRating
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Burglary/Break-Ins10.1% (52)23.0% (118)32.4% (166)34.5% (177)2.91513
Vandalism31.9% (162)31.5% (160)26.8% (136)9.8% (50)2.15508
Graffiti51.4% (259)32.1% (162)13.7% (69)2.8% (14)1.68504
Car Theft54.3% (275)17.2% (87)16.8% (85)11.7% (59)1.86506

Page: Crimes Against Society
3. Please describe how much of a problem the following activities are in YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD.
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Drug Use in Public69.8% (351)14.1% (71)10.3% (52)5.8% (29)1.52503
Drug Sales on Street or in Drug Houses60.9% (307)11.1% (56)14.7% (74)13.3% (67)1.80504
Prostitution90.8% (455)6.8% (34)1.4% (7)1.0% (5)1.13501
Drinking in Public73.8% (371)17.7% (89)6.0% (30)2.6% (13)1.37503
Aggressive Panhandling88.2% (441)8.8% (44)2.2% (11)0.8% (4)1.16500
Loud Music/Parties64.5% (323)22.6% (113)8.8% (44)4.2% (21)1.53501
Garbage/Litter50.0% (252)28.8% (145)12.7% (64)8.5% (43)1.80504
Gangs64.0% (322)13.1% (66)12.9% (65)9.9% (50)1.69503
Loitering62.5% (313)16.6% (83)12.8% (64)8.2% (41)1.67501
Truancy74.8% (374)12.0% (60)8.0% (40)5.2% (26)1.44500

Page: Traffic Offenses
4. Please describe how much of a problem the following activities are in YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD.
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Speeding Vehicles12.8% (65)29.2% (148)31.4% (159)26.6% (135)2.72507
Reckless Driving37.4% (188)25.6% (129)21.5% (108)15.5% (78)2.15503
Abandoned Cars79.7% (397)15.7% (78)3.6% (18)1.0% (5)1.26498
Drunk Driving73.9% (368)15.7% (78)7.6% (38)2.8% (14)1.39498
Illegally Parked Cars68.4% (342)22.2% (111)6.4% (32)3.0% (15)1.44500
Traffic Sign/Signal Violations49.5% (247)24.8% (124)15.0% (75)10.6% (53)1.87499
Loud Vehicle Music/Equipment40.4% (202)28.6% (143)18.2% (91)12.8% (64)2.03500

Page: Other Areas
5. Please describe how much of a problem the following activities are in YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD.
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Rundown Houses/Buildings64.6% (323)21.0% (105)10.6% (53)3.8% (19)1.54500
Overgrown Shrubs/Weeds52.3% (261)33.3% (166)9.6% (48)4.8% (24)1.67499
Vacant Lots84.1% (419)11.6% (58)3.0% (15)1.2% (6)1.21498
Adequate Public Street Lighting50.4% (254)24.2% (122)17.3% (87)8.1% (41)1.83504

Page: Police/Community Interaction
6. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statements.
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It is important for community members to work with the police to solve local problems.1.2% (6)0.8% (4)29.9% (150)68.1% (341)3.65501
My neighborhood is a safe place to live.5.4% (27)15.1% (75)57.0% (284)22.5% (112)2.97498
It is important for citizens to take an active role in preventing crime.1.0% (5)1.4% (7)46.1% (231)51.5% (258)3.48501
If I saw children in my neighborhood causing problems, I would likely first ask them to stop before I called the police to get involved.3.8% (19)20.0% (100)52.5% (262)23.6% (118)2.96499
Crime prevention is the responsibility of the police; NOT citizens like me.23.7% (118)61.6% (307)12.4% (62)2.2% (11)1.93498
The police solve crimes quickly.7.2% (34)38.6% (181)50.3% (236)3.8% (18)2.51469
I believe the police would respond quickly if I were to call them about an emergency.2.2% (11)7.7% (38)61.7% (306)28.4% (141)3.16496
I trust the leadership of the Madison Police Department.2.7% (13)9.3% (45)60.1% (291)27.9% (135)3.13484
The police provide quality service to the residents of my community.1.8% (9)7.3% (36)62.5% (307)28.3% (139)3.17491
I am afraid to work with police for fear of retaliation.61.3% (302)34.3% (169)3.4% (17)1.0% (5)1.44493

Page: Feelings/Beliefs
7. Please indicate your feelings/beliefs of the City of Madison Police Department.
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The Madison Police treat people with respect.0.4% (2)7.0% (34)65.3% (316)27.3% (132)3.19484
The Madison Police treat people fairly.0.4% (2)9.5% (46)63.7% (307)26.3% (127)3.16482
The Madison Police enjoy helping people.0.0% (0)9.6% (46)61.6% (295)28.8% (138)3.19479
The Madison Police act professionally.0.0% (0)6.0% (29)60.4% (291)33.6% (162)3.28482
The Madison Police understand my values.0.8% (4)17.0% (80)59.4% (280)22.7% (107)3.04471
The Madison Police use appropriate force.0.8% (4)18.7% (89)60.8% (289)19.6% (93)2.99475
The Madison Police have earned my trust.1.9% (9)10.6% (51)55.8% (269)31.7% (153)3.17482

Page: Personal Activity
8. The following questions ask you how often you engage in a variety of activities. Please select a response for each activity. Please consider : Never------------0 times/month Seldom--------1-2 times/month Occasionally---1-2 times/week Often-----------3+ times/week How often do you...
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Stay home alone during the day3.2% (16)21.8% (108)32.3% (160)42.7% (212)3.15496
Stay home alone after dark4.0% (20)17.0% (84)31.6% (156)47.4% (234)3.22494
Walk/Jog in your neighborhood in the daytime2.8% (14)11.4% (56)35.7% (176)50.1% (247)3.33493
Walk/Jog in your neighborhood after dark28.7% (141)33.1% (163)24.6% (121)13.6% (67)2.23492
Travel on public transportation during the day61.8% (304)21.3% (105)6.7% (33)10.2% (50)1.65492
Travel on public transportation after dark74.5% (369)15.2% (75)6.3% (31)4.0% (20)1.40495
Park your car overnight on the street47.5% (234)28.4% (140)12.4% (61)11.8% (58)1.88493
Visit a neighborhood park or playground12.2% (60)27.2% (134)35.9% (177)24.7% (122)2.73493

Page: Personal safety
9. The following questions ask you about how fearful you are of crime or your personal safety. Indicate how fearful you are of the following by selecting one response to the right of each statement.
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Crime in your neighborhood (in general)23.9% (117)51.1% (250)19.0% (93)5.9% (29)2.07489
Being home alone during the day77.2% (379)21.4% (105)0.6% (3)0.8% (4)1.25491
Being home alone after dark50.0% (246)40.7% (200)6.3% (31)3.0% (15)1.62492
Walking/jogging in your neighborhood during the day74.8% (366)21.3% (104)2.7% (13)1.2% (6)1.30489
Walking/jogging in your neighborhood after dark18.8% (92)48.4% (237)23.1% (113)9.8% (48)2.24490
Traveling on public transportation during the day71.7% (335)20.8% (97)4.5% (21)3.0% (14)1.39467
Traveling on public transportation after dark33.8% (158)38.3% (179)18.2% (85)9.6% (45)2.04467
Parking your car overnight on the street26.3% (128)44.1% (215)19.5% (95)10.1% (49)2.13487
Visiting a neighborhood park or playground69.3% (337)25.9% (126)3.1% (15)1.6% (8)1.37486
Being outside in your neighborhood at night31.8% (156)46.8% (230)14.5% (71)6.9% (34)1.97491

Page: Personal Information continued
10. How long have you lived at your current location?
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Years
 
98.6%476
Months
 
58.6%283

11. What street do you live on?
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12. What block do you live on (i.e., 1100, 2900, etc)?
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13. Is this a business or a residence?
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Percent
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Business
3.3%16
Residence
96.7%470

14. Do you own or rent your property?
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Response
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Own
95.0%460
Rent
5.0%24

Page: Personal Information continued
15. What is your gender?
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Male
39.0%184
Female
61.0%288

16. What year were you born?
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Percent
Response
Count
1900
0.4%2
1901 0.0%0
1902 0.0%0
1903 0.0%0
1904 0.0%0
1905 0.0%0
1906 0.0%0
1907 0.0%0
1908 0.0%0
1909 0.0%0
1910 0.0%0
1911 0.0%0
1912 0.0%0
1913 0.0%0
1914 0.0%0
1915 0.0%0
1916 0.0%0
1917 0.0%0
1918 0.0%0
1919 0.0%0
1920 0.0%0
1921
0.2%1
1922 0.0%0
1923 0.0%0
1924 0.0%0
1925 0.0%0
1926 0.0%0
1927
0.2%1
1928 0.0%0
1929
0.2%1
1930
0.4%2
1931
0.2%1
1932
0.2%1
1933
0.2%1
1934
0.2%1
1935
0.4%2
1936
0.7%3
1937
0.7%3
1938
1.3%6
1939
0.9%4
1940
1.3%6
1941
0.9%4
1942
2.0%9
1943
1.5%7
1944
1.5%7
1945
2.2%10
1946
2.4%11
1947
3.1%14
1948
2.4%11
1949
2.2%10
1950
3.3%15
1951
3.3%15
1952
2.9%13
1953
4.0%18
1954
3.5%16
1955
2.2%10
1956
2.6%12
1957
2.0%9
1958
2.2%10
1959
1.5%7
1960
2.0%9
1961
2.0%9
1962
2.2%10
1963
2.4%11
1964
2.2%10
1965
2.0%9
1966
1.8%8
1967
1.5%7
1968
1.5%7
1969
2.2%10
1970
1.3%6
1971
1.5%7
1972
0.9%4
1973
1.5%7
1974
0.9%4
1975
2.4%11
1976
1.8%8
1977
2.2%10
1978
1.3%6
1979
1.5%7
1980
2.6%12
1981
1.3%6
1982
1.1%5
1983
1.3%6
1984
0.7%3
1985
1.1%5
1986
0.2%1
1987
0.2%1
1988
0.4%2
1989
0.4%2
1990
0.4%2
1991
0.2%1
1992
0.2%1
1993
0.2%1
1994
0.2%1
1995 0.0%0
1996
0.2%1
1997 0.0%0
1998 0.0%0
1999
0.4%2

17. What is your race/ethnicity?
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Response
Count
African-American
0.2%1
Asian-America
0.4%2
Caucasion/White
95.3%444
Hispanic
1.3%6
Native American
0.4%2
Other (please specify)
 
2.4%11

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18. Besides your household, how many people do you know by name in your neighborhood?
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Percent
Response
Count
0
1.3%6
1-2
3.8%18
3-4
7.8%37
5-7
13.3%63
8-10
15.0%71
10-15
15.8%75
15-20
14.1%67
20-30
13.1%62
30+
15.8%75

19. Do you know what neighborhood association is active in your neighborhood?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
86.1%404
No
13.9%65

20. If yes, which neighborhood association are you located in?
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21. Are you a member of your neighborhood association?
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Percent
Response
Count
Yes
74.0%347
No
26.0%122

22. Is there anything you would like to say to the Madison Police Department?
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