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Results From Perth County OPP Satisfaction Survey

Web posted on August 02, 2014

(PERTH COUNTY, ON) - Residents served by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Perth County have been asked how they rate their police service. The results of a survey conducted by R.A. Malatest & Associates Limited between January 14, 2014, and March 31, 2014, provided the following results:

The analysis of the data indicated that the Perth County OPP received an overall satisfaction rating of 94.4%.

99% of respondents felt `very safe' or `safe' in their community

90.5% of respondents were `very satisfied' or `satisfied' with the Perth County OPP's ability to work with communities to solve local problems.

87.2% of respondents were `very satisfied' or `satisfied' with the Perth County OPP's visibility in their community. 95.1% said they had the same satisfaction with visibility on the highways.

83.7% of respondents were `very satisfied' or `satisfied' with the Perth County OPP's enforcement of aggressive driving laws.

90.8% said they were `very satisfied' or `satisfied' with the Perth County OPP's enforcement of impaired driving laws.

"It is rewarding to see these numbers as they indicate to me that Perth County residents are satisfied with their police service. I have seen our citizens engaged and partner with our police agency in solving community issues. This in turn helps towards higher satisfaction rates and feelings of empowerment. We are continually attempting to improve service and efficiency for the residents of Perth County. One example is the recent implementation of the online Citizen Self Reporting system which adds that additional option for reporting incidents", Inspector Steve Porter Perth County OPP.


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