Police Survey Finds Southwest Atlanta Least “Safe” Entertainment Destination

April 5, 2011  |  

(Patch) — Southwest Atlanta is considered the least safe of six popular Atlanta communities for entertainment, according to an Atlanta Police Foundation crime perception poll of 600 Atlanta registered voters.  The survey, conducted in January by the Schapiro Group, showed that only 5 percent felt “very safe” going to southwest Atlanta for entertainment; a total of 43 percent said the community was “somewhat safe” for entertainment, while 33 percent felt “not safe at all.” In contrast, Buckhead was considered the safest area for entertainment, with 29 percent describing the area as “very safe,” 49 percent as “somewhat safe,” and only 8 percent choosing “not safe at all,” according to the survey.  Atlantic Station was considered the next safest area, with 28 percent considering it “very safe,” 46 percent “somewhat safe” and 14 percent not safe at all.

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