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Police satisfaction ratings continue to grow in Prince William County

Even more Prince William County residents are happy with their police department, giving it higher marks than they did two years ago.

A community satisfaction survey conducted in December showed that 96% of county residents are satisfied with the police department's overall performance. That's one percentage point higher than 2018.

  • 95% of residents surveyed said the police officers are courteous and helpful.
  • 97% of respondents said officers are prompt
  • 92% said officers treat residents fairly.
  • 96% of respondents said police display a positive attitude toward residents.
  • 98% of both residents and business owners say they feel safe in their respective neighborhoods.

These latest positive results are the latest in a string of community surveys, dating back to the early 1990s, commissioned by the county to get feedback about its police department.

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