SPD Seattle Public Safety survey closes November 30

Posted on November 27th, 2017 by Laura Fonda


The Seattle Police Department (SPD) survey on Seattle Public Safety, administered by Seattle University, is open through Thursday, November 30th. Per SPD:

“If you have crime or safety concerns, this is your opportunity to voice your opinion. A report on the survey results will be provided to the Seattle Police Department to assist in making Seattle neighborhoods safer and more secure. The survey is accessible¬†through November 30th and is available in 11 languages.”

Most of the questions have sliding scale responses, 0-100/strongly disagree-strongly agree with no option for open comments or not applicable responses. A heads up that this survey design makes many of the questions difficult to answer or frustrating for the survey taker (your mileage may vary).

But, in addition to questions on SPD, the survey includes neighborhood-specific questions – e.g. how much you like your neighborhood, neighbor involvement in preventing crime, a good place to raise kids, how safe you feel in the neighborhood, etc. And, the types of crimes in the neighborhood – here’s an example question, not all responses are shown as it’s a long list:

The survey takes about 20 minutes to complete, go here and provide your feedback by Thursday, November 30th.


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