Life in Hampton Roads Survey Press Release #2: Police, Crime, Offender Rights, and Attitudes Regarding the Homeless and Mentally Ill in Hampton Roads
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- Surveys; Hampton Roads; Quality of life; Police; Crime; Race relations; Homeless; Mentally ill; Community-Based Research; Mental and Social Health; Quantitative, Qualitative, Comparative, and Historical Methodologies; Race and Ethnicity; Regional Sociology; Social Control, Law, Crime, and Deviance; Social Statistics
[Introductory paragraph] This report examines regional and sub-regional perceptions of crime and police from the 2016 Life In Hampton Roads survey (LIHR 2016) conducted by the Old Dominion University Social Science Research Center. Data from prior years is also provided when available to show comparisons in responses over time. Responses were weighted by city population, race, age, gender, and phone usage (cell versus land-line) to be representative of the Hampton Roads region.