Derbyshire Dales

Local Confidence Survey Result

The local confidence survey is designed to assess public opinion in a number of areas relating to policing services in local communities.

The survey showed that 78.3 per cent of the people surveyed in Derbyshire Dales stated that they were with very or fairly confident in their local police.

The Government has set every force 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.

52 per cent of the people surveyed in Derbyshire Dales agree that the police and local council are dealing with the anti social behaviour and crime issues that mater locally.

These are the results of a postal survey that was conducted in these areas 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 random survey 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.