LLTPD Community Needs Assessment

Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
Community Needs Survey
Confidential
NOTICE

The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department Crime Victims Program, is conducting a community survey, and we are interested in your experiences in attempting to obtain crime victim resources or services throughout our communities. Your responses to the survey will assist us to identify the strengths and weaknesses in the services provided to victims and will guide us in developing a victim advocacy program that provides services and resources for all victims.

We recognize that your time is valuable and thank you for your participation in this survey; it should take minutes to answer the following questions. The community survey is for research purposes only and your participation in this survey is completely voluntary, The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department Crime Victims Program will keep your answers anonymous and confidential. You may stop answering questions at any time and may refuse to participate in this survey. Not replying to this survey will in no way harm your relationship with our advocacy staff or police officers. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Shannon Moore at 218-335-7121, or if you have any other concerns, please contact Kenneth Washington, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Police Chief at the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Justice Center at 1-888-622-9225.

If at any time your participation in this survey triggers any distress, please feel free to contact Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Behavioral Health Program Case Manager, Karen Anoka at 218-335-7211.

Thank you for your participation in this needs assessment.

#1) Are you familiar with the Leech Lake Tribal Police Crime Victim Program and the services they provide?

# 2) How and where would you access services if you or a family member were a victim of crime?
Example: Domestic Violence, Sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, elder abuse.

#3) We know that many crimes go unreported. What do you think is the reason for preventing people in the LLBO Community from reporting that they have been a victim of crime?
Example: Domestic Violence, Sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, elder abuse.    
Please check all that apply:


#4) Please select, the three (3) most concerning public safety issues in your community.

#5) During the last six months have you, a family member, or a friend been a victim of a crime? (Example: injured, burglarized, theft, etc.)
#5a) If yes, what services did you, your family member, or friend receive from the Crime Victim Program? 



 (Please check all that apply)


#6) If you, a family member, or friend has received services from the Crime Victim Program, was there something you might change about the service(s) that were provided to you?

Example: Did you receive a victim notification card? Were you aware of your rights as a victim?
#7) Do you have any suggestions for how the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Crime Victim Program should conduct activities to educate and share information in the community about different types of victimization?
Example: Community Presentations such as, identifying sex trafficking, reporting sexual assault, what is elder abuse?
#8) How can the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Crime Victim Program better serve victims of crime in your community?

**** ALL SURVEY RESULTS ARE ANONYMOUS AND WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL****

We're sorry if completing this survey causes you any distress. If so, please contact. Behavioral Health Program Case Manager, Karen Anoka at 218-335-7211

Thank you for your participation in this survey.

*This project is funded by Grant #2015-VR-GX-K068 awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position of policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. *