Perception of person: local police enforcing the law

Definition

Perception of local police enforcing the law refers to whether a person feels that the local police force does a good job, an average job or a poor job of enforcing the law. Local police force refers to the police responsible for the municipality, and excludes security guards, fire marshals, by-law officers and all others who have no authority to make arrests.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programmes.

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  • Perception of person: local police enforcing the law January 01, 2015 to current

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