81% of people are satisfied with the service from An Garda Siochana, according to a survey carried out on behalf of the force.
Results of the Garda Public Attitudes Survey show trust in gardai remains very high at 92%.
The number of people who think that Gardaí are not dealing with things that matter to the local community has dropped from 43% to 29%.
18 per cent of respondents perceived crime in their local area as serious or very serious
72 per cent say they consider An Garda Síochána as a modern and progressive force.