Table 77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
by State, 2006

State Total
law enforcement
employees
Total officers Total civilians Number
of Agencies
2006
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA 15,697 9,580 767 1,952 3,398 358 4,459,997
ALASKA 1,937 1,097 123 237 480 42 669,380
ARIZONA 21,434 10,674 1,258 4,298 5,204 98 6,153,379
ARKANSAS 8,266 4,862 543 1,104 1,757 264 2,809,079
CALIFORNIA 115,912 65,804 9,679 14,602 25,827 460 31,660,392
COLORADO 16,471 9,833 1,465 1,578 3,595 235 4,752,554
CONNECTICUT 9,703 7,166 709 709 1,119 101 3,504,809
DELAWARE 3,085 1,950 297 297 541 53 853,476
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 4,880 3,233 963 279 405 3 581,530
FLORIDA 74,051 39,192 6,531 10,355 17,973 450 18,002,234
GEORGIA 30,854 18,995 3,167 2,945 5,747 436 8,663,117
HAWAII 3,654 2,617 279 221 537 4 1,285,498
IDAHO 3,896 2,422 172 248 1,054 107 1,464,850
ILLINOIS 52,055 31,478 5,751 7,021 7,805 757 12,793,900
INDIANA 15,934 9,449 748 2,566 3,171 208 5,570,912
IOWA 7,615 4,667 373 969 1,606 231 2,961,632
KANSAS 10,451 6,469 616 1,343 2,023 327 2,678,243
KENTUCKY 10,194 7,473 555 789 1,377 391 4,106,153
LOUISIANA 18,969 11,983 2,796 1,309 2,881 171 3,792,516
MAINE 2,933 2,076 126 314 417 133 1,321,574
MARYLAND 20,097 13,006 2,042 1,939 3,110 149 5,613,488
MASSACHUSETTS 20,410 15,656 1,376 1,350 2,028 340 6,378,563
MICHIGAN 25,896 16,638 2,590 2,824 3,844 600 9,825,520
MINNESOTA 13,179 7,509 984 1,868 2,818 317 5,030,630
MISSISSIPPI 9,200 5,158 466 1,442 2,134 193 2,507,121
MISSOURI 19,378 12,265 1,319 2,371 3,423 552 5,790,380
MONTANA 2,753 1,567 112 481 593 109 943,628
NEBRASKA 4,774 3,078 375 385 936 156 1,730,689
NEVADA 9,080 4,748 514 1,400 2,418 37 2,495,529
NEW HAMPSHIRE 3,197 2,228 186 229 554 148 1,156,338
NEW JERSEY 36,456 26,561 2,452 2,597 4,846 529 8,444,334
NEW MEXICO 4,731 3,106 315 425 885 75 1,507,980
NEW YORK 86,053 53,597 8,579 7,820 16,057 402 18,719,867
NORTH CAROLINA 30,671 18,917 2,502 3,903 5,349 512 8,851,847
NORTH DAKOTA 1,619 1,080 98 146 295 93 632,973
OHIO 29,607 19,063 2,226 3,290 5,028 563 10,476,045
OKLAHOMA 11,001 6,513 545 1,711 2,232 296 3,579,212
OREGON 7,471 4,173 383 1,110 1,805 171 2,928,366
PENNSYLVANIA 27,811 20,785 2,629 1,685 2,712 783 8,387,382
RHODE ISLAND 3,223 2,380 181 311 351 47 1,067,610
SOUTH CAROLINA 14,332 9,343 1,254 1,348 2,387 365 4,275,140
SOUTH DAKOTA 2,070 1,146 85 364 475 141 775,859
TENNESSEE 24,121 13,587 1,397 4,051 5,086 450 6,034,250
TEXAS 81,462 44,192 5,278 13,736 18,256 981 23,183,189
UTAH 7,502 4,172 323 1,487 1,520 129 2,549,402
VERMONT 1,567 1,072 91 130 274 69 372,588
VIRGINIA 22,872 15,656 2,016 1,447 3,753 280 7,641,879
WASHINGTON 14,420 9,259 1,001 1,374 2,786 246 6,385,798
WEST VIRGINIA 4,208 3,225 108 321 554 339 1,802,755
WISCONSIN 18,111 11,192 1,846 1,802 3,271 370 5,553,640
WYOMING 1,862 1,203 110 117 432 65 511,433

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