CRIME AND VIOLENCE
Exploring the issue of crime in Jamaica
3 questions polled on this topic
32% response rate
399 responded out of 1,252 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?
399 responded out of 1,252 polled
Female
14%
Yes
 
Yes
86%
No
 
No

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

15-19
84%
no
 
no
16%
yes
 
yes

20-24
84%
no
 
no
16%
yes
 
yes

25-30
82%
no
 
no
18%
yes
 
yes

31-34
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

35+
100%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes
17%
Yes
 
Yes
83%
No
 
No
MAY 31. 2018
Which of the following would help to minimize incidents of crime in your community?
369 responded out of 399 polled
Female
21%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
28%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
7%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
44%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs

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

15-19
10%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
24%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
40%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs
26%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement

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

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

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

35+
0%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
0%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
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
25%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
8%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
47%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
MAY 31. 2018
Are you comfortable approaching the police?
359 responded out of 369 polled
Female
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

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

15-19
54%
no
 
no
46%
yes
 
yes

20-24
63%
no
 
no
37%
yes
 
yes

25-30
38%
no
 
no
62%
yes
 
yes

31-34
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

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

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