BJS: Bureau of Justice Statistics

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FAQs: Sheriffs' Offices

What is the average ratio of Sheriffs' deputies to residents?
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How many cars are operated by Sheriffs' offices nationwide?
According to the 2003 BJS Law Enforcement and Management Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey, s...  Read More

How many sheriffs' departments use off-land (marine or air) vehicles?
According to the 2003 BJS Law Enforcement and Management Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey, 3...  Read More

What is the difference between sworn and nonsworn officers?
Sworn officers have full arrest powers granted by a state or local government. Nonsworn officers do ...  Read More


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