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NCJ Number: NCJ 230521     Find in a Library
Title: Women in Law Enforcement, 1987-2008
Series: BJS Crime Data Briefs
Date Published: 06/2010
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
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Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Presents data from the Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) surveys, covering 1987 to 2007, and from the Census of Federal Law Enforcement Officers (FLEO), from 1996 to 2008.
Abstract: Presents data from the Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) surveys, covering 1987 to 2007, and from the Census of Federal Law Enforcement Officers (FLEO), from 1996 to 2008. This data brief presents trends in the percent of law enforcement officers at the local, state, and federal level who are women. It compares the percent of female law enforcement officers in individual police departments with 2,000 or more sworn officers between 1997 and 2007. The report also provides the percent of female officers in 1998 and 2008 in specific federal agencies with 500 or more sworn officers.
Main Term(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Index Term(s): Policewomen
   
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