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September 13, 2017

President Rick Van Houten


The survey delivered has been conducted and analyzed by Anderson Williams Research through
Guardian Public Strategies. The information has been certified to be of high quality.
FWPOA Survey Analysis 2017-09-13
(Questions 1,2 and 3 are Individual Security Questions)

Question 4
Q4: On a scale of 1 to 10 where 1 means very poor and 10 means excellent how would you evaluate Chief
Fitzgeralds performance as Chief of Police?

Responses Q4 Average
465 4.25

Responses Q4 Quantity by Response %


1 79 16.99%
2 53 11.40%
3 64 13.76%
4 67 14.41%
5 71 15.27%
6 41 8.82%
7 27 5.81%
8 37 7.96%
9 15 3.23%
10 11 2.37%

Question 5 and 6
Q5: On a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means Q6: On a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 means very
not important at all and 5 means most poor and 5 means excellent, how would
important, how important is each of the you grade Chief Fitzgerald on each of the
following qualities in a Police Chief? following qualities?

Q5 - How Important Are these Average Q6 - Chiefs Grade on these Average Margin from 5 to 6
Qualities: qualities:
Honesty 4.80 Honesty 2.66 -2.14
Integrity 4.81 Integrity 2.66 -2.15
Commitment to Diversity 3.60 Commitment to Diversity 3.35 -0.25
Ability to build/sustain morale 4.50 Ability to build/sustain morale 1.87 -2.63
Organizational Skills 4.28 Organizational Skills 2.67 -1.60
Transparency 4.30 Transparency 2.26 -2.05
Ability to Inspire Others 4.34 Ability to Inspire Others 2.12 -2.22
Clear Strategic Vision 4.35 Clear Strategic Vision 2.32 -2.03
Unbiased Discipline 4.70 Unbiased Discipline 1.95 -2.75
Question 7
Q7: With these traits in mind, on a scale of 1 to 10 where 1 means very little confidence and 10 means total
confidence how much confidence do you have in Chief Fitzgeralds leadership?

Responses Q7 Average
465 3.92

Question 8
Q8: Are all officers disciplined by the same standards, irrespective of race, rank or seniority?

Answer Choices Responses %


No 392 84.30%
Unsure 43 9.25%
Yes 30 6.45%

Question 9
Q9: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 representing the lowest morale and 10 representing the highest morale,
how would you score current morale across the Department?

Responses Q9 Average
465 3.40

Question 10
Q10: Does Chief Fitzgerald have an effective strategic plan or vision for the department?

Answer Choices Responses %


No 207 44.52%
Unsure 198 42.58%
Yes 60 12.90%

Question 11
Q11: Has Chief Fitzgerald effectively communicated his plan or vision for the department?

Answer Choices Responses %


No 330 70.97%
Unsure 86 18.49%
Yes 49 10.54%

Question 12
Q12: Has Chief Fitzgerald promoted a sense of unity and teamwork among officers
during his tenure as Chief of Police?

Answer Choices Responses %


No 361 77.63%
Unsure 44 9.46%
Yes 60 12.90%
Question 13
Q13: During the approximately two years of Police Chief Fitzgeralds leadership,
would you say that Department morale has...

Answer Choices Responses %


Gotten Worse 390 83.87%
Improved 16 3.44%
Stayed the same 59 12.69%

Question 14
Q14: Have Chief Fitzgeralds decisions in response to high profile critical incidents been negatively influenced by
political pressure?

Answer Choices Responses %


No 27 5.81%
Unsure 39 8.39%
Yes 399 85.81%

Question 15
Q15: With these traits in mind, on a scale of 1 to 10 where 1 means very little confidence and 10 means total
confidence how much confidence do you have in Chief Fitzgeralds leadership?

Responses Q15 Average


465 3.70

DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWNS
Question 16 - Age
Responses Average Age
465 41.54

Responses Average Age


1-3 years 32
4-6 years 35
7-10 years 36
11-15 years 38
16-20 years 46
More than 20 years 51

Question 17
Answer Choices Responses %
Female 53 11.40%
Male 412 88.60%
Question 18
Answer Choices Responses %
1-3 years 50 10.75%
4-6 years 46 9.89%
7-10 years 92 19.78%
11-15 years 76 16.34%
16-20 years 65 13.98%
More than 20 years 136 29.25%

Question 19
Q19: Do you work in patrol?

Answer Choices Responses %


No 243 52.26%
Yes 222 47.74%