Sur­vey shows trust in po­lice

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Most peo­ple trust po­lice and feel safe in their com­mu­nity ac­cord­ing to this year’s po­lice Cit­i­zens’ Sat­is­fac­tion Sur­vey.

Close to 10,000 peo­ple took part in the na­tional sur­vey which re­vealed 75 per cent of peo­ple liv­ing in the Auck­land City Po­lice District have quite a lot of trust, or trust, in po­lice.

The district cov­ers the Auck­land City Har­bour News area.

Na­tion­ally the fig­ure was 79 per cent.

The sur­vey also re­vealed 92 per cent of peo­ple in the district feel safe in their neigh­bour­hood dur­ing the day, but

full af­ter dark the num­ber drops to 64 per cent.

Only 45 per cent of peo­ple in the area feel safe in the city or town cen­tre af­ter dark.

The com­mon rea­sons for feel­ing un­safe are al­co­hol and drug is­sues in the city and town cen­tres, poor light­ing, and be­ing el­derly.

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