SAFETY & SECURITY
Exploring the issue of crime in Jamaica
3 questions polled on this topic
32% response rate
407 responded out of 1,261 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?
407 responded out of 1,261 polled
Female
15%
Yes
 
Yes
85%
No
 
No

Male
19%
Yes
 
Yes
81%
No
 
No
0-14
20%
Yes
 
Yes
80%
No
 
No

15-19
16%
Yes
 
Yes
84%
No
 
No

20-24
16%
Yes
 
Yes
84%
No
 
No

25-30
19%
Yes
 
Yes
81%
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?
377 responded out of 407 polled
Female
22%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
28%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
6%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
43%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs

Male
20%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
22%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
8%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
50%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
0-14
33%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
33%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
0%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
33%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs

15-19
23%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
27%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
9%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
41%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs

20-24
16%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
29%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
5%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
49%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs

25-30
24%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
18%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
6%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
51%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs

31-34
0%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
0%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
0%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
0%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs

35+
0%
Greater Police Presence
 
Greater Police Presence
100%
Greater Community Involvement
 
Greater Community Involvement
0%
Greater Surveillance
 
Greater Surveillance
0%
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
 
Greater Investment in Youth Programs
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?
367 responded out of 377 polled
Female
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

Male
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No
0-14
33%
Yes
 
Yes
67%
No
 
No

15-19
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No

20-24
37%
Yes
 
Yes
63%
No
 
No

25-30
61%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No

31-34
0%
Yes
 
Yes
0%
No
 
No

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

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