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NCJ Number: NCJ 187231     Find in a Library
Title: Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2000
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Brian A. Reaves Ph.D. ; Timothy C. Hart
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 07/2001
Page Count: 16
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This report provides national data on Federal officers as of June 2000.
Abstract: The data is based on a census of Federal agencies employing personnel with arrest and firearms authority. Using agency classifications, the report presents the number of officers working in the areas of criminal investigation and enforcement, police patrol and response, noncriminal investigation and inspection, security and protection, court operations, and corrections, by agency and State. Data on gender and race of officers are also included. Highlights include the following: About three-fifths of Federal officers were employed by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (17,654), Bureau of Prisons (13,557), FBI (11,523), and U.S. Customs Service (10,522; nationwide, there were 31 Federal officers per 100,000 residents; women accounted for 14.4 percent of Federal officers in 2000; minority representation was 30.5 percent in 2000, up from 29.2 percent in 1998. This report is one in a series. More recent editions may be available.
Main Term(s): Police statistics
Index Term(s): Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ; Federal Bureau of Prisons ; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATFE or ATF) ; Federal law enforcement agencies ; US Customs Service ; Internal Revenue Service ; Immigration Naturalization Service ; US Marshals Service ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Postal security ; Employment and expenditure data
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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