Police launch public survey

POLICE are urging members of the public to take part in a new survey to gauge their views on policing and crime in the Lothians.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 22nd May 2012, 1:00 pm

The force’s Public Perception Survey will be used to identify particular problems in different areas, and inform priorities for improvement.

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The 2010 survey revealed that thousands of crimes were going unreported every year, with hate crime and antisocial behaviour among the top unreported offences.

A police spokesman said: “The results at ward level will allow the force to identify areas for improvement locally.”