The Madison Police Department said it is looking for input from residents to help make the community safer.
Madison police are once again conducting community surveys to gauge residents' opinions on neighborhood safety and their beliefs regarding the priorities of the Madison Police Department.
The surveys are broken down by police district. Police said the data will help them focus their efforts.
"It's important for us to know what they view as the major issues in their neighborhood, to know if they feel safe; to know if we are doing a good job; if they feel they can work in a team with the police with other stakeholders to fight for positive change in their neighborhoods," said Lt. John Patterson, of the Madison Police Department's West District.
Residents have until the end of December to fill out the survey.
Each police district has its own survey for 2011: