Publication - Statistics

Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings

Published: 26 Mar 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787816695

Main findings from the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018 and the self-completion findings covering the period 2016-2017 to 2017-2018.

186 page PDF

7.8 MB

186 page PDF

7.8 MB

Contents
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-2018: main findings
Table A1.21: Proportion of adults who agreed with statements about the police (perceptions of community engagement and fairness)

186 page PDF

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Table A1.21: Proportion of adults who agreed with statements about the police (perceptions of community engagement and fairness)

Proportion of adults who strongly or tend to agree with each statement 2009/10 2010/11 2012/13 2014/15 2016/17 2017/18 Percentage point change
since 2009/10 since 2016/17
Community engagement measures:
Police in this area can be relied on to be there when you need them 58% 61% 66% 64% 65% 64% ↑ by 6 No change
The police in this area listen to the concerns of local people 48% 53% 54% 50% 52% 50% No change No change
Community relations with the police in this local area are poor 28% 26% 22% 23% 23% 24% ↓ by 4 No change
Police in this area are not dealing with the things that matter to people in this community 31% 29% 25% 23% 21% 20% ↓ by 10 No change
Fairness measures:
Police in this area would treat you with respect if you had contact with them for any reason 83% 86% 86% 85% 87% 88% ↑ by 4 No change
The police in this area treat everyone fairly regardless of who they are 58% 63% 61% 60% 62% 63% ↑ by 5 No change
Overall number of respondents 3,890 3,180 11,520 11,180 5,420 5,360

Contact

Email: scjs@gov.scot