BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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How many sheriffs' departments use off-land (marine or air) vehicles?

According to the 2003 BJS Law Enforcement and Management Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey, 33% of sheriffs’ offices operated at least 1 boat. Most sheriffs’ offices serving 50,000 or more residents had boats. About 4% of sheriffs’ offices operated at least one airplane.


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