Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
by State by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2008
The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.
This table provides the number of law enforcement officers and civilians employed by metropolitan and nonmetropolitan county agencies listed alphabetically by state.
- The information in this table is derived from law enforcement employee counts (as of October 31, 2008) submitted by participating agencies.
- The UCR Program defines law enforcement officers as individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically to pay sworn law enforcement.
- Civilian employees include full-time agency personnel such as clerks, radio dispatchers, meter attendants, stenographers, jailers, correctional officers, and mechanics.
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