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Publication Sheriffs' Departments, 1993

Brian A. Reaves, Ph.D., Pheny Z. Smith, Ph.D.

June 1, 1996    NCJ 148823

Based on the 1993 Law Enforcement and Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey, this BJS Bulletin presents data collected from a representative sample of the nearly 3,100 sheriffs' departments operating nationwide. Tables describe the number and size of agencies, job classification of personnel, race and sex of sworn personnel, agency functions, 911 system, lockup facilities, operating expenditures, starting salaries, special pay, education and training requirements, sidearms, nonlethal weapons, body armor policies, vehicle use policies, computers, special units, written policy directives, and complaint review processes.

Part of the Sheriffs' Office Series

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