Table 3
Canadians' perceptions of police, by reason for police contact, provinces, 2019


Table 3
Canadians' perceptions of police, by reason for police contact, provinces, 2019
Table summary
This table displays the results of Canadians' perceptions of police. The information is grouped by Reason for police contact (appearing as row headers), The local police do a good job of..., Enforcing the laws, Promptly responding to calls, Being approachable and easy to talk to, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Reason for police contact The local police do a good job of...
Enforcing the laws Promptly responding to calls Being approachable and easy to talk to
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Contact with police in the previous 12 months 45 43 47 41 39 43 53Note * 51 55
Public information session 51 46 57 44 39 49 63Note * 58 68
Work or volunteering 50 46 53 41 38 44 59Note * 55 62
Traffic violation 47 44 50 41 37 44 48 45 51
Victim of a crime 32Note * 28 37 37 32 42 49 43 54
Witness to a crime 41Note * 36 46 42 37 47 51 45 56
Being arrested Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Emotional problems, mental health, or alcohol or drug use 34Note * 22 47 44 31 59 42 30 56
Family member's emotional problems, mental health, or alcohol or drug use 37Note * 30 44 40 33 47 52 45 59
Other reasons 42Note * 38 46 41 36 45 52Note * 47 56
No contact with police in the previous 12 monthsTable 3 Note  47 45 48 39 38 41 47 46 49

Table 3
Canadians' perceptions of police, by reason for police contact, provinces, 2019
Table summary
This table displays the results of Canadians' perceptions of police. The information is grouped by Reason for police contact (appearing as row headers), The local police do a good job of..., Supplying information to the public on ways to prevent crime, Ensuring the safety of the citizens in the area, Treating people fairly, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Reason for police contact The local police do a good job of...
Supplying information to the public on ways to prevent crime Ensuring the safety of the citizens in the area Treating people fairly
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Contact with police in the previous 12 months 37 36 39 44 42 46 42 40 44
Public information session 51Note * 46 56 52Note * 47 57 49Note * 44 54
Work or volunteering 41Note * 38 44 47 44 50 48Note * 45 52
Traffic violation 36 33 39 46 43 50 39 35 42
Victim of a crime 33 28 38 34Note * 30 39 42 37 47
Witness to a crime 35 31 40 38Note * 34 43 41 36 47
Being arrested Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Emotional problems, mental health, or alcohol or drug use 36 24 50 44 31 58 30 19 43
Family member's emotional problems, mental health, or alcohol or drug use 34 28 41 38Note * 31 45 38 31 45
Other reasons 30Note * 26 34 38Note * 34 43 37Note * 33 41
No contact with police in the previous 12 monthsTable 3 Note  37 36 39 45 43 46 41 40 43
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