Overall, how do you rate the job by the St. Louis police department?
They do a great job:They do a fair job: They do a poor job:
Overall, which is the best performing local police agency in the region?
The City police department:The St. Louis County police department: Missouri Highway Patrol: Illinois State Police: Some other local police agency: The security department at my workplace or school: They are all about the same:
Do you think that all members of the St. Louis police department should be required to live within the City limits?
Yes:No, just the newest officers: No, just the most veteran officers: No, just the most senior officers: No:
Do you support or oppose the creation of some sort of independent board of civilians that would review complaints made about the police by citizens?
Strongly support:Generally support: Generally oppose: Strongly oppose: It all depends on the board:
Overall, how do you rate the job done by the St. Louis Board of Police Commissioners, the citizens nominated by the Governor to direct the City's police department?
They do a great job:They do a good job: They do a fair job: They do a poor job: I have never even heard of them:
Imagine you're a Police Commissioner. Which of the following is the agenda item that would be at the top of your list as most important?
Create a civilian review board:Put more officers out on patrol: Create a new policy to require private events like Mardi Gras, Strassenfest, and the Annie Malone parade to pay the full cost of the security the police department provides them: Eliminate the residency requirement for all department employees: Set a policy that every phone call was returned within an hour: Reinstate the residency requirement for all department employees: Improve police pay substantially: Some other issue:
Do you believe that the City should have control of its own police department, like most other cities in the country?
Do you believe that the Missouri General Assembly will vote to return control of the City's police department to the City's voters in the current legislative session?
How well does the St. Louis police department handle complaints about the actions of its officers?
Better than most other police departments:About the same as most other police departments: Worse than most other police departments:
If the Missouri General Assembly approved a bill to return control of the City police department to the City’s voters, do you believe that Governor Jay Nixon would sign the bill into law?
Yes, he would sign:No, he would not sign:
Which would be the best way to add more police officers?
Cut other City services, like free trash pick-up and park maintenance:Raise taxes to hire more police officers: We really don't need to add more police officers, just use the ones we have better:
Which police agency should protect members of Congress when they are away from Washington, DC?
The local police department:The state police: The Capitol Police should expand their role: Security should be paid for by the members themselves from campaign funds: Members of Congress do not really need additional police protection:
Do you follow the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (@slmpd) on Twitter?
Yes:No: No, but I will now:
What grade would you give to the police reporting by the local news media?
A:B: C: D: Fail:
Note: Due to rounding, results for some questions may not total 100%.