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Survey Response:

Controlling Crime was listed as the top priority for our community in 2016 in a poll of Columbia CEO’s.

Of those responding to the survey:

5.4% believed crime was only somewhat or not important;
14.8% answered controlling crime was important;
31.5% indicated crime was a very important priority.
48.3 % answered that controlling crime was extremely important
Controlling crime was the top issue cited, more than growth, jobs, infrastructure and collaboration with elected officials.