Local Survey Results for South Tyneside
(Survey conducted between October 2009 and March 2010).
The Government has set all police forces a target to raise public confidence that the police and local council are dealing with the anti-social behaviour and crime issues that matter locally.
51% of people surveyed in South Tyneside agree that the police and local council are dealing with the anti-social behaviour and crime issues that matter in this area.
This is the result of a postal survey that was conducted in this area which asked local people whether they agree that:
“The police and local council are dealing with the anti-social behaviour and crime issues that matter in this area”.
Care should be taken in making comparisons in local indicators that have used different survey techniques.
The survey is based on a mixed method sample of people in the local area. The use of a random sample aims to ensure the results are statistically representative of the local population. Compared to other estimates of how the population is made up, the sample for this survey may under represent some subgroups.
A total of 1,115 people responded to the survey in South Tyneside. Other results show that:
- 73% agreed that they have confidence in the police.
- 61% think that the police in their area do a good or excellent job.
- 86% agreed that the police would treat them with respect.
- 70% agreed that the police treat everyone fairly, regardless of who they are.
Northumbria Police, the local council and other partners need to know what matters to people living in the local area - this helps us to plan how we deliver our services. Look out for more surveys in future, they could be landing on your doorstep soon.