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Press Release Sheriffs' Office Personnel, 1993-2013

Andrea M. Burch, BJS Statistician

June 6, 2016    NCJ 249757

WASHINGTON - Between 1993 and 2013, the number of full-time employees in U.S. sheriffs' offices increased 57 percent, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. On January 1, 2013, a total of 3,012 sheriffs' offices employed an estimated 189,000 full-time sworn officers (those with general arrest powers) and 163,000 full-time nonsworn or civilian employees.

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