Mt. Olive Police Community Survey


In a continuing effort to provide efficient and effective police service to our residents, the Mount Olive Township Police Department is providing YOU with this citizen survey. Leaving your name and address is optional. However, if you have any questions or concerns that need immediate attention please provide us with the necessary information.

Thank you for your assistance.
Name: (optional)

Address: (optional)

Telephone: (optional)

E-mail Address: (optional)




The following questions are designed to get basic information about the person responding to this survey.

Age Group
14 to 17
18-25
26-36
37-47
47-59
60-69
Over 69

Gender
Male
Female

Ethnicity
Asian
American Indian
Black
Hispanic
White
Other
Number of people in household:
Number of years in community:

Residence
Eagle Rock Village
Kings Village
Hensyn Village
Village Green
Oakwood Village
Budd Lake (Single Unit Residence)
Flanders (Single Unit Residence)
Hackettstown (Mt. Olive Residence)




The following questions are designed to obtain information about resident perception of the community.

1. Do you feel safe walking in your neighborhood during the daytime?
Very Safe
Somewhat Safe
Somewhat Unsafe
Very Unsafe

2. Do you feel safe walking in your neighborhood at night?
Very Safe
Somewhat Safe
Somewhat Unsafe
Very Unsafe

3. How would you rate your fear of becoming a victim in your neighborhood?
High
Medium
Low
None

4. Were you a victim of a crime within the last two years?
Yes
No



5. Describe your areas of concern. For each item listed, please indicate whether or not you believe that the stated problem is a "major problem", a "minor problem" or "no problem".

Public drinking:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Youths hanging out:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Gang activity:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Neighbor disputes:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Property maintenance:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Graffiti:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Vandalism:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Abandoned vehicles:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Home burglary:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Theft:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Motor vehicle theft:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Violent street crime:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Drug use:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Drug dealing:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Traffic violations:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Unsupervised children:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Loud music/disturbance:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem

Domestic violence:
Major Problem
Minor Problem
No Problem




6. How would you rate the crime frequency in your neighborhood?
High
Medium
Low
None

7. In the past, do you feel that crime in your neighborhood has:
Increased
Stayed the Same
Decreased

8. What kind of interaction have you had with the Mount Olive Police Dept.? (Check all that apply.)

Traffic Enforcement

Traffic Accident

Crime Victim/Report

Witness

D.A.R.E. Program

Neighborhood Watch/Liaison

Disabled Vehicle

Bike Patrol

Arrested

Observed from distance

None

Other

9. How do you rate the attitude and behavior of police officers in Mount Olive?
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
Don't Know

10. How do you rate the management of the police department in its ability to address the needs of the community?
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
Don't Know

11. What is your opinion of the relationship between the residents of Mount Olive and the Police Department?
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
Don't Know

12. Is police presence visible in your neighborhood?
Yes
No

13. How do you rate the performance of the Mount Olive Township Police Department?
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor

14. Do you think the town should establish a curfew for juveniles?
Yes
No
Briefly, tell us what are the public safety issues that concern you most? Please add any additional comments and/or suggestions, criticisms, etc. you may wish to share with us. Thank you.






Thank you very much for your participation!

If you wish to be contacted regarding any of the above issues, please provide us with your name, address and telephone number.