Poll shows crime affects about 46 per cent of respondents

67 people respond to poll

More than 47 per cent of Advocate poll respondents say they’ve been affected by crime in the last two years.

Between Dec. 24 and Jan. 1 people were asked how many times they had been a victim of crime in Red Deer over the last two years. Sixty-seven people responded to the online poll.

The majority — 35 people or 52.24 per cent — said they had not been a victim of crime. Thirty-two people or 47.76 per cent of respondents were impacted by crime.

A total of 28 people, or 41.79 per cent said they were they were victims one to four times in the last two years, and four, or 5.97 per cent, said they were victims five or more times.

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