A large majority of Greenville residents have little or no fear of crime in their neighborhoods, and even more are very satisfied with the service provided by their police department, according to a survey conducted at city expense by East Carolina University.
The Community Fear of Crime Study was conducted via phone questionnaire of 386 responding residents from all four Greenville policing districts between September and November by the ECU Criminal Justice Department. It will be presented Thursday to the City Council by department chairman William Bloss.
The data showed that, citywide, approximately 92 percent of respondents expressed little or no fear of crime in their respective neighborhoods.
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