Cops keep the Capital’s public happy

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LOTHIAN and Borders Police have found that more than two-thirds of residents who reported incidents were “very satisfied” with how they were dealt with.

The force survey, involving hundreds of people, found that 69 per cent were “very satisfied” while 19 per cent were “fairly satisfied”.

Two per cent of respondents said they had been “very dissatisfied” with the response while three per cent were “fairly dissatisfied”. Another 80 per cent were “very satisfied” with the treatment they received from the officers who attended the incident they reported, with 16 per cent “fairly satisfied” and one per cent “very dissatisfied”.

The survey found that 64 per cent of respondents felt they were “kept adequately informed” about the progress made over the incident while 36 felt they were not.

The survey was carried out between April and June.