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NCJ Number: NCJ 204030     Find in a Library
Title: State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2002
Author(s): Matthew J. Hickman
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2005
Page Count: 26
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents data on personnel, facilities and resources, trainees, and training curricula of law enforcement academies in the United States, from the 2002 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies.
Abstract: This is the first survey of training academies ever conducted by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). All academies that provide basic law enforcement training are included. Special topics include training related to terrorism, community policing, and racial profiling. Highlights include the following: (1) among basic law enforcement academy classes that completed training during 2002, an estimated 61,354 recruits started training and 53,302 (or 87 percent) successfully completed or graduated from their training program; (2) academies in 2002 employed about 12,200 full-time and 25,700 part-time trainers or instructors; (3) the total expenditures of training academies during fiscal 2002 was an estimated $725.6 million, including $351.2 million among county, regional, or State academies, $299.4 million among city or municipal academies, and $75.1 million among college, university, or technical school academies. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Police training
Index Term(s): Police statistics ; Police instructors ; Police training facilities ; Police training resources ; Police training statistics ; Police training programs
   
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