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  NCJ Number: NCJ 171681   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics, 1997: Data for Individual State and Local Agencies With 100 or More Officers
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): B A Reaves ; A L Goldberg
  Date Published: 04/1999
  Page Count: 315
  Annotation: As of June 1997, there were more than 700 general-purpose State and local law enforcement agencies with 100 or more full- time sworn personnel that included 50 or more uniformed officers responding to calls for service.
  Abstract: These larger agencies collectively employed about 381,000 full-time sworn personnel, including 226,000 officers assigned to respond to calls for service. Nearly all the agencies provided data in response to the 1997 Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics survey sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Survey respondents included 454 municipal police departments, 167 county sheriff departments, 30 county police departments, and the 49 primary State law enforcement agencies operating in each State except Hawaii. Detailed statistics are provided on police personnel, expenditures and pay, operations, equipment, computers and information systems, policies and programs, community policing, and State agencies. The survey questionnaire is appended. Tables and figures
  Main Term(s): Police statistics
  Index Term(s): Automated police information systems ; Municipal police ; Police responsibilities ; Sheriffs ; State police ; County police ; Police equipment ; Police personnel ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Police policies and procedures ; Police expenditures ; Police department surveys ; Community policing ; United States of America
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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