CRIME AND VIOLENCE
Exploring the issue of crime in Jamaica
3 questions polled on this topic
32% response rate
398 responded out of 1,251 polled
May 31. 2018
Do you believe that the government has done enough to address the issue of crime in Jamaica?
May 31. 2018
Which of the following would help to minimize incidents of crime in your community?
May 31. 2018
Are you comfortable approaching the police?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 31. 2018
Do you believe that the government has done enough to address the issue of crime in Jamaica?
398 responded out of 1,251 polled
Female
14%
Yes
 
Yes
86%
No
 
No

Male
18%
Yes
 
Yes
82%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no

15-19
16%
yes
 
yes
84%
no
 
no

20-24
16%
yes
 
yes
84%
no
 
no

25-30
18%
yes
 
yes
82%
no
 
no

31-34
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No
MAY 31. 2018
Which of the following would help to minimize incidents of crime in your community?
368 responded out of 398 polled
Female
21%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
44%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
7%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
28%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement

Male
20%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
50%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
9%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
21%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
0-14
0%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
0%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
100%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs
0%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement

15-19
23%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
10%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
41%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs
26%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement

20-24
16%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
5%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
49%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs
29%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement

25-30
23%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
6%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
51%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs
19%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement

31-34
0%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
0%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
0%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs
0%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement

35+
0%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
0%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
0%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs
100%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement
20%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
47%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
8%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
25%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
MAY 31. 2018
Are you comfortable approaching the police?
358 responded out of 368 polled
Female
55%
No
 
No
45%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
56%
No
 
No
44%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no

15-19
46%
yes
 
yes
54%
no
 
no

20-24
37%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no

25-30
62%
yes
 
yes
38%
no
 
no

31-34
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

35+
0%
yes
 
yes
100%
no
 
no
55%
No
 
No
45%
Yes
 
Yes

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