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Clinton Police Department Community Survey

  1. As we conduct our third community survey, we would sincerely appreciate if you could take a few minutes to complete the questionnaire about your perceptions of crime and policing in the City of Clinton. Your input provides an updated understanding of the perceptions and wishes of the community. We strive to provide the most responsive, efficient, and compassionate police services possible to the Clinton community. We use the survey results to assess policing services and direct the department in a professional and responsible manner. We want to assure you that your answers are completely confidential, and your identity will not be known. The survey is just one way to help us better serve you and we sincerely thank you for taking the time to complete the questionnaire.

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  3. If you have any questions about the survey, feel free to contact Lt. Adrian Mathews at amathews@cityofclintonnc.com or (910)-592-3105.

  4. Respectfully,

  5. Donald Edwards Chief of Police

  6. Instructions: This survey is available on-line at www.cityofclintonnc.com Citizens only need to complete this survey one time. (Either online or paper form survey) Your participation in this survey is voluntary. You do not have to answer every question. Please circle the response that best represents your opinion. Please return your completed survey to the City of Clinton Water Department with your payment or in person at the Clinton Police Department, 222 Lisbon St., Clinton NC 28328. If you prefer to mail your survey please mail to PO Box 986, Clinton NC 28328. Please complete and return the survey by August 15th, 2020.

  7. SECTION 1: How safe do you consider yourself in Clinton

  8. 1.1 How safe do you feel at night in your home?

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  10. 1.2 How safe do you feel out alone at night walking in your immediate neighborhood?

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  12. 1.3 How safe do you feel out alone during the day walking in your immediate neighborhood?

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  14. 1.4 Do you think crime in Clinton has increased,decreased, or remained the same over the last 12 months?

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  16. 1.5 Have you limited, changed, or reduced your activities in Clinton because you are concerned about crime?

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  18. 1.6 Do you feel that crime is such an issue in Clinton that you have considered moving.

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  20. SECTION 2: How concerned are you about the following situations in Clinton during day-time hours?

  21. Having your home/business burglarized

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  23. Walking/Bycyling within Clinton

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  25. Driving through Clinton

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  27. Children being exposed to drugs

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  29. Strangers loitering near your home/business

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  31. SECTION 3: How concerned are you about the following situations in Clinton during night-time hours?

  32. Having your home/business burglarized

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  34. Driving through Clinton

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  36. Walking within Clinton

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  38. Children being exposed to drugs

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  40. Children being exposed to drugs

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  42. Strangers loitering near your home/business

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  44. SECTION 4: To what extend do you believe the issues listed below are a problem in Clinton?

  45. Speeding Cars

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  47. Illegal Drug possession and use

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  49. Loud music or other noise from homes

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  51. Parking/traffic problems

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  53. Inadequate street lighting

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  55. Public drinking/intoxication

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  57. Trespassing upon your property

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  59. Vandalism

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  61. Loud noises coming from cars

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  63. Youths"hanging around", blocking streets,side walks, business

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  65. Property being stolen

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  67. SECTION 5: Experience with Clinton Police

  68. 5.1 Have you had any contact with the Clinton Police Department in the past three years?

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  70. 5.2 Were you treated professionally, with dignity and respect?

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  72. 5.3 if you called the Clinton Police for any reason in the past three years, how quickly did they respond?

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  74. SECTION 6: Overall perception of the Clinton Police Department

  75. The Clinton Police Department is responsive to my needs

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  77. I would not hesitate to call the Clinton Police Department for assistance

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  79. The Clinton Police Department interacts with citizens at community-based events

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  81. The Clinton Police Department is engaged with citizens throughout the community

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  83. Overall, how well do you feel the Clinton Police Department does in providing services to the community?

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  85. SECTION 7: Topical issues

  86. How much do you agree with each statement below?

  87. The Clinton Police are honest and ethical when dealing with you

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  89. The Clinton Police Department works together to help the community

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  91. The Clinton Police show concern for your rights as a member of the community

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  93. The Clinton Police show a real interest in being fair when making decisions that affect you

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  95. SECTION 8: Residential Status

  96. Circle the answer that best applies to you.

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  98. What is your age?

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  100. Which street do you live on?

  101. How many adults (18+) live in your household?

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