Table 77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
by State, 2009
State Total law
enforcement
employees
Total officers Total civilians Number of
agencies
2009
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA 16,917 10,438 807 2,151 3,521 349 4,587,633
ALASKA 1,977 1,156 106 246 469 39 696,273
ARIZONA 22,910 11,596 1,375 4,534 5,405 106 6,482,281
ARKANSAS 9,970 5,682 518 1,478 2,292 281 2,888,639
CALIFORNIA 121,879 69,749 10,572 14,550 27,008 461 31,832,381
COLORADO 17,435 10,286 1,499 1,868 3,782 233 5,018,161
CONNECTICUT 10,556 7,830 792 768 1,166 104 3,518,288
DELAWARE 3,127 1,986 310 310 521 54 884,765
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 5,189 3,492 981 292 424 2 599,657
FLORIDA 72,235 37,894 6,224 10,001 18,116 365 17,648,382
GEORGIA 34,809 21,107 3,921 3,413 6,368 444 9,154,201
HAWAII 3,802 2,684 306 251 561 4 1,295,178
IDAHO 4,215 2,511 179 320 1,205 108 1,543,324
ILLINOIS 50,833 30,663 5,574 6,940 7,656 736 12,675,815
INDIANA 16,856 10,326 907 2,638 2,985 242 5,995,956
IOWA 8,057 4,842 439 1,067 1,709 234 2,988,922
KANSAS 10,227 6,151 610 1,388 2,078 342 2,498,126
KENTUCKY 10,483 7,700 548 925 1,310 395 4,239,650
LOUISIANA 15,453 9,215 1,925 1,605 2,708 156 2,771,692
MAINE 2,859 2,117 134 245 363 134 1,317,341
MARYLAND 20,609 13,584 2,080 1,863 3,082 131 5,519,662
MASSACHUSETTS 16,783 12,802 1,153 1,138 1,690 324 6,396,251
MICHIGAN 25,419 16,302 2,498 2,935 3,684 630 9,845,506
MINNESOTA 13,709 7,806 1,076 1,984 2,843 320 5,180,883
MISSISSIPPI 8,764 4,924 493 1,419 1,928 192 2,675,080
MISSOURI 20,486 13,218 1,420 2,160 3,688 555 5,874,396
MONTANA 2,965 1,678 102 539 646 110 972,240
NEBRASKA 4,815 3,124 394 334 963 162 1,750,280
NEVADA 10,115 5,410 574 1,440 2,691 45 2,643,085
NEW HAMPSHIRE 3,353 2,349 192 246 566 149 1,166,104
NEW JERSEY 41,609 29,437 2,653 3,510 6,009 543 8,415,289
NEW MEXICO 6,615 4,048 427 844 1,296 107 1,958,665
NEW YORK 83,941 53,588 8,572 7,711 14,070 436 19,120,958
NORTH CAROLINA 32,357 19,851 2,455 4,583 5,468 499 9,260,266
NORTH DAKOTA 1,735 1,128 132 176 299 103 646,844
OHIO 29,797 19,818 2,292 2,720 4,967 610 10,223,161
OKLAHOMA 11,984 7,250 698 1,718 2,318 318 3,681,857
OREGON 10,230 5,447 588 1,821 2,374 207 3,790,072
PENNSYLVANIA 29,505 22,382 2,628 1,670 2,825 952 9,523,147
RHODE ISLAND 3,191 2,370 184 290 347 48 1,053,209
SOUTH CAROLINA 12,881 8,449 1,112 1,130 2,190 268 3,779,301
SOUTH DAKOTA 2,336 1,396 88 351 501 143 809,838
TENNESSEE 25,407 14,385 1,505 4,302 5,215 454 6,293,243
TEXAS 89,867 48,579 6,278 15,472 19,538 1,010 24,590,665
UTAH 7,830 4,430 355 1,460 1,585 133 2,783,798
VERMONT 1,419 976 96 108 239 52 303,744
VIRGINIA 23,395 16,168 2,155 1,313 3,759 279 7,880,881
WASHINGTON 14,862 9,612 981 1,447 2,822 243 6,642,851
WEST VIRGINIA 4,460 3,362 114 374 610 347 1,810,824
WISCONSIN 19,156 11,326 1,794 2,399 3,637 389 5,648,330
WYOMING 2,072 1,331 115 145 481 66 540,376

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