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Majorities of all panelists statewide named crime/public safety as among the chief indicators of “quality of life” and as among the top issues their officials should address. Nearly half said they thought crime was getting worse. But looking beneath these

Majorities of all panelists statewide named crime/public safety as among the chief indicators of “quality of life” and as among the top issues their officials should address. Nearly half said they thought crime was getting worse. But looking beneath these overall views reveals a pair of seeming paradoxes. The first is that, despite their strong concerns about crime, most respondents also said that their own neighborhoods are relatively safe places, and that they felt safe walking alone at night.

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2008-10
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      ASU 12.3:A 98/1:3
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    • AZ Views ; volume 1, issue 3
    • The Arizona Indicators Panel is a partnership of Arizona State University, The Arizona Republic, Arizona Community Foundation, Valley of the Sun United Way, and the Arizona Dept. of Commerce.
    • Arizona Board of Regents for and on behalf of Arizona State University and its Morrison Institute for Public Policy.

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