Table 75

Full-time Civilian Law Enforcement Employees
by Population Group
Percent of Total, 2009
Population group Percent
civilian
employees
Number of
agencies
2009
estimated
population
TOTAL AGENCIES: 30.8 14,614 289,417,471
TOTAL CITIES 22.7 11,218 195,945,107
GROUP I (250,000 and over) 23.8 75 56,942,042
1,000,000 and over (Group I subset) 24.9 10 25,873,144
500,000 to 999,999 (Group I subset) 21.5 25 17,183,941
250,000 to 499,999 (Group I subset) 23.9 40 13,884,957
GROUP II (100,000 to 249,999) 24.2 188 27,843,405
GROUP III (50,000 to 99,999) 23.1 439 29,972,217
GROUP IV (25,000 to 49,999) 21.1 815 27,953,975
GROUP V (10,000 to 24,999) 19.8 1,839 29,047,897
GROUP VI (under 10,000) 22.2 7,862 24,185,571
METROPOLITAN COUNTIES 41.6 1,245 65,937,797
NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES 41.9 2,151 27,534,567
SUBURBAN AREAS1 34.5 7,561 122,719,200

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