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NCJ Number: NCJ 212749     Find in a Library
Title: Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2004
Series: BJS Bulletins
Author(s): Brian A. Reaves Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 06/2007
Page Count: 12
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Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This bulletin reports the results of a census, conducted every 4 years, of all State and local law enforcement agencies operating nationwide.
Abstract: The report provides the number of employees of State and local law enforcement agencies as of September 2004, including State-by-State data for sheriffs' offices, local police departments, State police and highway patrol agencies, and special jurisdiction police. Highlights include the following: (1) in September 2004, 17,876 State and local law enforcement agencies with the equivalent of at least 1 full-time officer were operating in the U.S.; (2) from 2000 to 2004, full-time employment by State and local law enforcement agencies nationwide increased overall by 57,400 (or 5.6 percent); and (3) although local police employment was up slightly nationwide from 2000 to 2004, 20 of the Nation’s 50 largest local police departments saw a decline in sworn personnel during this period, including 6 of the 7 largest. Figures, tables, and appendixes 1-6
Main Term(s): Police personnel
Index Term(s): Highway patrol ; Sheriffs ; State police ; County police ; Police statistics ; Police agencies ; State-by-state analyses
   
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