PPB_PSU Public Safety Survey_Humboldt 2016_Final.pdf(2016)
The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) has partnered with Portland State University (PSU) to develop new strategies for improving public safety and police-community relations. The initiative seeks to provide residents with greater voice in where police work in their neighborhood and what steps the police take to address public safety concerns. The current report presents the findings from a household survey conducted in Portland's Humboldt neighborhood. Residents' top concerns were gun crimes, gang activity, and traffic safety. The majority of residents support increased foot patrols by officers and community meetings as a means for reducing crime and strengthening police-community relationships.
- Public Safety,
- Public Perceptions
Publication DateFall September 1, 2016
Citation InformationHenning, K., & Stewart, G. (2016). Perceptions regarding public safety in Portland’s Humboldt neighborhood: Research brief. Criminal Justice Policy and Research Institute, Portland State University.
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