SAFETY & SECURITY
Exploring the issue of crime in Jamaica
3 questions polled on this topic
32% response rate
400 responded out of 1,253 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?
400 responded out of 1,253 polled
Female
14%
Yes
 
Yes
86%
No
 
No

Male
18%
Yes
 
Yes
82%
No
 
No
0-14
25%
yes
 
yes
75%
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?
369 responded out of 400 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 police presence
 
greater police presence
0%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement
0%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
100%
greater investment in youth programs
 
greater investment in youth programs

15-19
24%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
26%
greater community involvement
 
greater community involvement
10%
greater surveillance
 
greater surveillance
40%
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
23%
greater police presence
 
greater police presence
19%
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?
359 responded out of 369 polled
Female
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

Male
44%
Yes
 
Yes
56%
No
 
No
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
45%
Yes
 
Yes
55%
No
 
No

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