In the 2014 Accenture survey of citizens across eight countries, a convincing 96 percent of respondents said the public should play a role in police services. Coupled with the fact that two-thirds (66 percent) of citizens said they wanted more interaction with their local police, this public enthusiasm offers a golden opportunity to rebalance responsibilities for public safety through greater involvement from local communities.
The use of digital police solutions not only serves an “always on, always aware” culture, but also opens up the potential to enhance the dialogue with citizens—in a way that meets their expectations.
Read the full survey to find out why:
Citizens are keen to use digital channels more with the police
The public understands crime fighting is a priority—and one that can be helped by using digital technologies
Comfort levels are running high with citizens when it comes to police using digital tools