How bad is crime in Rockford? Local leaders want your input on survey

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Local leaders want the feedback of Rockford residents on a survey to gauge the perception of crime in their community.

The Rockford Police Department, along with the Region 1 Planning Council and Loyola University are behind the survey, which involves residents’ responses to violent crimes, those who commit violent crimes, and how the public perception of law enforcement.

A similar survey was administered in 2017 and will be used to compare this year’s results.

Organizers say responses to the survey will help to improve policing and develop strategies to reduce violent crime.

The survey can be found here and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Responses are needed by June 23rd.

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