U.S. citizen awareness to digitally reporting issues to local government 2016

This statistic illustrates the awareness of U.S. citizens being able to report public safety issues to their local government agencies via digital technologies in 2016. During the surveyed period, 46 percent of citizens stated that they were aware of the ability to digitally report a safety concern such as a downed power line or sinkhole to their local government agency, while in comparison only 28 percent had the same awareness when it came to digitally reporting a drunk driver.

Which of the following public safety issues are you able to report to your local government via digital technologies and not simply a phone call?

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Release date

March 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 9 to 13, 2016

Number of respondents

2,057 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: Which of the following public safety issues are you able to report to your local government via digital technologies (e.g. via smartphone app, email, website, social network or other modern communication channels) and not simply a phone call? Select all that apply.

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