Table 76

Full-time State Law Enforcement Employees
by State, 2008
State Agency Total law
enforcement
employees
Total officers Total civilians
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA Department of Public Safety 1,411 713 16 189 493
Other state agencies 251 195 10 7 39
ALASKA State Troopers 567 324 15 107 121
Other state agencies 9 5 0 1 3
ARIZONA Department of Public Safety 2,152 1,176 68 372 536
Other state agencies 68 29 2 21 16
ARKANSAS State Police 957 527 23 119 288
Other state agencies 52 37 2 7 6
CALIFORNIA Highway Patrol 10,677 6,516 629 1,603 1,929
Other state agencies 1,123 846 231 8 38
COLORADO State Patrol 1,007 698 49 79 181
Other state agencies 78 15 3 39 21
CONNECTICUT State Police 1,796 1,157 85 235 319
Other state agencies 38 27 1 8 2
DELAWARE State Police 919 604 75 109 131
Other state agencies 642 282 89 61 210
FLORIDA Highway Patrol 2,089 1,376 179 173 361
Other state agencies 3,165 1,274 173 602 1,116
GEORGIA Department of Public Safety 993 765 22 127 79
Other state agencies 1,303 437 57 318 491
IDAHO State Police 462 257 11 55 139
ILLINOIS State Police 3,532 1,897 228 529 878
Other state agencies 448 282 25 88 53
INDIANA State Police 2,034 1,254 67 295 418
Other state agencies 103 82 14 0 7
IOWA Department of Public Safety 983 625 44 136 178
KANSAS Highway Patrol 840 524 17 116 183
Other state agencies 578 289 13 119 157
KENTUCKY State Police 1,891 886 30 585 390
Other state agencies 274 250 9 6 9
LOUISIANA State Police 1,762 1,224 51 113 374
Other state agencies 55 43 3 0 9
MAINE State Police 551 296 23 114 118
Other state agencies1 53 24 1 17 11
MARYLAND State Police 2,230 1,363 117 413 337
Other state agencies 1,664 866 133 315 350
MASSACHUSETTS State Police 2,920 2,189 183 231 317
Other state agencies 257 221 27 3 6
MICHIGAN State Police 2,907 1,620 210 397 680
MINNESOTA State Patrol 730 470 48 111 101
Other state agencies 55 10 1 35 9
MISSOURI State Highway Patrol 2,173 1,013 41 490 629
Other state agencies 582 499 30 7 46
MONTANA Highway Patrol 268 199 12 15 42
Other state agencies 23 20 0 0 3
NEBRASKA State Patrol 716 468 28 73 147
NEVADA Highway Patrol 925 468 43 120 294
Other state agencies 63 34 3 10 16
NEW HAMPSHIRE State Police 529 331 37 47 114
Other state agencies 35 19 4 5 7
NEW JERSEY State Police 4,499 2,921 119 696 763
Other state agencies 444 335 31 51 27
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey2 1,132 945 110 19 58
NEW MEXICO State Police 675 525 15 41 94
NEW YORK State Police 6,102 4,519 425 489 669
Other state agencies 289 251 21 4 13
NORTH CAROLINA Highway Patrol 2,256 1,698 45 273 240
Other state agencies 1,080 543 177 100 260
NORTH DAKOTA Highway Patrol 187 132 6 19 30
OHIO Highway Patrol 2,630 1,417 139 510 564
Other state agencies 543 402 31 33 77
OKLAHOMA Department of Public Safety 1,488 809 16 289 374
Other state agencies 69 25 3 29 12
OREGON State Police 898 489 48 133 228
Other state agencies 54 31 13 0 10
PENNSYLVANIA State Police 6,265 4,325 213 773 954
Other state agencies 157 136 7 9 5
RHODE ISLAND State Police 247 185 17 31 14
Other state agencies 92 70 4 11 7
SOUTH CAROLINA Highway Patrol 1,151 897 27 94 133
Other state agencies1 1,535 893 141 176 325
SOUTH DAKOTA Highway Patrol 253 148 2 70 33
Other state agencies 149 40 3 39 67
TENNESSEE Department of Safety 1,683 819 112 249 503
Other state agencies 1,051 599 72 124 256
TEXAS Department of Public Safety 8,076 3,304 202 1,520 3,050
UTAH Highway Patrol 535 438 20 31 46
Other state agencies 157 135 12 6 4
VERMONT State Police 447 280 27 48 92
Other state agencies 47 31 1 5 10
VIRGINIA State Police 2,560 1,776 102 212 470
Other state agencies 515 265 44 86 120
WASHINGTON State Patrol 2,303 996 84 595 628
WISCONSIN State Patrol 665 457 52 64 92
Other state agencies 402 320 48 12 22
WYOMING Highway Patrol 370 192 8 63 107

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