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Title: Sheriff Management Study 2007
Corporate Author: South Dakota Attorney General
Criminal Statistics Analysis Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: July 2007
Page Count: 103
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
South Dakota Attorney General
Pierre, SD 57501
Grant Number: 2005-BJ-CK-K035
Sale Source: South Dakota Attorney General
Criminal Statistics Analysis Ctr
Pierre, SD 57501
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Data and information from a 2007 comprehensive survey of South Dakota's sheriff's offices address their expenditures and resources.
Abstract: Budgeted sources of income showed a combined total of $33,422, with 87 percent of the income coming from county funds. The 56 reporting sheriffs offices served jurisdictions ranging in population size from 1,227 to 161,322. A per capita cost of county law enforcement services was estimated to be $45.53. The 567 offices employed 362 full-time, sworn personnel. Data on sworn personnel encompass salaries, length of employment, age and gender, education, and officer personnel benefits. Data on personnel benefits include education, insurance, vacation, sick leave, holidays, overtime, and second jobs. Data on agency equipment address vehicles, specialized equipment, and weapons issued to sworn officers. Information is also provided on the offices involved in community policing operations and contract law enforcement. Data are also provided on the number of warrants issued and the number of personnel processing warrants, as well as the number of civil papers and the amount of civil fees collected by the offices. Other information and data cover K-9 units, the number of laptop and in-field computers, the number of in-county and out-of-county jails, jail budgets, officer training, and office policies. Survey questions on office policies pertained to pursuit driving, the use of deadly force, violation of protection/stalking orders, and protective body armor. Extensive tables
Main Term(s): Police statistics
Index Term(s): BJS Grant-related Documents; Budgets; Community policing; Contract law enforcement; Jails; Pay rates; Police equipment; Police personnel; Police policies and procedures; Police training programs; Police weapons; Sheriffs; Turnover rates; Vehicles; Warrants
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