Table 74

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
by Population Group
Percent Male and Female, 2009
Population group Total law
enforcement
employees
Percent law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Percent
officers
Total
civilians
Percent
civilians
Number
of agencies
2009
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female Male Female
TOTAL AGENCIES: 1,021,456 73.1 26.9 706,886 88.3 11.7 314,570 39.0 61.0 14,614 289,417,471
TOTAL CITIES 584,672 75.4 24.6 452,037 88.2 11.8 132,635 31.5 68.5 11,218 195,945,107
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 206,064 71.6 28.4 157,079 83.2 16.8 48,985 34.2 65.8 75 56,942,042
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 111,779 70.0 30.0 83,976 81.8 18.2 27,803 34.4 65.6 10 25,873,144
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 56,824 74.6 25.4 44,603 84.5 15.5 12,221 38.3 61.7 25 17,183,941
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 37,461 71.7 28.3 28,500 85.4 14.6 8,961 27.9 72.1 40 13,884,957
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 67,620 73.0 27.0 51,236 88.1 11.9 16,384 25.9 74.1 188 27,843,405
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 67,603 76.1 23.9 51,954 90.6 9.4 15,649 27.9 72.1 439 29,972,217
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 64,238 77.8 22.2 50,701 91.4 8.6 13,537 26.7 73.3 815 27,953,975
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 70,228 79.4 20.6 56,342 92.2 7.8 13,886 27.6 72.4 1,839 29,047,897
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 108,919 79.4 20.6 84,725 91.5 8.5 24,194 37.2 62.8 7,862 24,185,571
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 303,722 69.2 30.8 177,518 86.5 13.5 126,204 45.0 55.0 1,245 65,937,797
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 133,062 71.9 28.1 77,331 92.7 7.3 55,731 43.0 57.0 2,151 27,534,567
SUBURBAN AREAS1 471,235 72.7 27.3 308,436 88.6 11.4 162,799 42.6 57.4 7,561 122,719,200

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