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How would an unarmed crises response program best serve the Ann Arbor community?

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Please read each statement and select how strongly you agree or disagree with the statement.

A. I support creating an unarmed crisis response team for Ann Arbor.
Response Percent Response Count
Strongly Agree 78.0% 465
Agree 15.1% 90
Disagree 3.7% 22
Strongly Disagree 3.2% 19
B. The unarmed crisis response team will benefit my community.
Response Percent Response Count
Strongly Agree 75.0% 447
Agree 17.4% 104
Disagree 4.2% 25
Strongly Disagree 2.9% 17
C. Having access to an unarmed crisis response team will make my community safer.
Response Percent Response Count
Strongly Agree 71.3% 425
Agree 19.6% 117
Disagree 5.2% 31
Strongly Disagree 3.2% 19
D. In a nonviolent or non-life-threatening situation, I would call the unarmed crisis response team.
Response Percent Response Count
Strongly Agree 76.5% 456
Agree 16.3% 97
Disagree 3.9% 23
Strongly Disagree 2.9% 17
E. The unarmed crisis response program should be funded through a new tax assessment.
Response Percent Response Count
Strongly Agree 16.9% 101
Agree 24.5% 146
Disagree 39.8% 237
Strongly Disagree 16.1% 96
F. The unarmed crisis response program should be funded through a reallocation of existing city funds.
Response Percent Response Count
Strongly Agree 49.8% 297
Agree 35.9% 214
Disagree 8.4% 50
Strongly Disagree 4.0% 24

Please rank the following list of potential goals for an unarmed crisis response program from most to least important.

If you have other priorities that are not included in the above list, please describe.

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What services or needs would be most important for an unarmed crisis response program to address? Select up to four.

Response Percent Response Count
Mental health crisis 88.0% 520
Suicide prevention, assessment, and intervention 61.6% 364
Connection to grief and loss counseling 3.2% 19
Homelessness assistance 56.2% 332
Housing crisis 12.0% 71
Assistance for individuals who are intoxicated/overdose 56.7% 335
Minor acts of juvenile delinquency 26.2% 155
Non-domestic-violence dispute resolution 27.6% 163
Medical transport 3.6% 21
Transportation for nonemergency services (for example, doctor appointments, grocery shopping) 2.7% 16
Social service referrals and resource connections 19.1% 113
First aid for nonemergency medical needs 5.9% 35
Wellness checks 20.1% 119
Other 4.1% 24

How would you prefer to access the unarmed crisis response team? Select one.

Response Percent Response Count
A new, standalone phone number 25.2% 147
9-8-8, a new statewide mental health crisis line 26.9% 157
734-544-3050, Washtenaw County Community Mental Health's crisis line 1.7% 10
211, a confidential source of information about local resources and services 9.1% 53
911 30.2% 176
Other 6.9% 40

Who do you prefer runs the program?

A nonprofit organization contracting with the City
Response Percent Response Count
Do Not Want 15.3% 90
Unsure 23.7% 140
Acceptable 40.0% 236
Prefer 15.9% 94
A nonprofit organization that is financially and operationally independent from the City
Response Percent Response Count
Do Not Want 21.2% 125
Unsure 29.2% 172
Acceptable 28.0% 165
Prefer 15.8% 93
An existing city department that is not the police department
Response Percent Response Count
Do Not Want 16.4% 97
Unsure 23.2% 137
Acceptable 42.0% 248
Prefer 10.0% 59
A newly created city department
Response Percent Response Count
Do Not Want 19.0% 112
Unsure 17.3% 102
Acceptable 28.8% 170
Prefer 27.6% 163
Other, (please describe below):
Response Percent Response Count
Do Not Want 3.9% 23
Unsure 3.9% 23
Acceptable 1.2% 7
Prefer 9.5% 56

If you chose 'Other' as a preference above, please describe

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86
Skipped
511

What other feedback or ideas would you like to provide for consideration?

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114
Skipped
483

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A. I support creating an unarmed crisis response team for Ann Arbor.
B. The unarmed crisis response team will benefit my community.
C. Having access to an unarmed crisis response team will make my community safer.
D. In a nonviolent or non-life-threatening situation, I would call the unarmed crisis response team.
E. The unarmed crisis response program should be funded through a new tax assessment.
F. The unarmed crisis response program should be funded through a reallocation of existing city funds.
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Other, (please describe below):

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