BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

Home  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Help  |  A-Z Topic List
 
 
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Home  | Publication & Product Detail
Publication Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 1992

Brian Reaves, Ph.D.

July 1, 1993    NCJ 142972

Other findings include the following: general purpose police departments employed 61 percent of all officers nationwide; civilian employment in general purpose departments grew over 27 percent since 1986; the total number of employees increased by about 17 percent since 1986; and the number of general purpose officers per 10,000 U.S. residents increased by 7.1 percent. Overall, there were 24 police and sheriffs' officers per 10,000 U.S. residents in 1992. Employment statistics are presented by police and sheriffs' departments and compared with 1986 figures. A State-by-State analysis shows total numbers of officers, general purpose officers, and special police officers. 9 tables

Part of the Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies Series

PDF

Help for using BJS products

About the Source Data
Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies
Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS)

To cite this product, use the following link:
http://www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=3916

View All Publications and Products


Back to Top