Making communities safer remains an important issue for residents in the Mid-Hudson Valley. It now ranks seventh on the list of residents’ priorities.
Almost three in four Mid-Hudson Valley residents think their community does at least a good job protecting them from crime. Residents’ level of satisfaction with the job the community is doing to protect them is relatively unchanged from its 2007 levels.
For seven in ten Mid-Hudson Valley residents, expenditures on public safety are on the mark. Residents’ opinions on this issue mirror 2007 when 72% agreed with the resources allocated to public safety by their communities.