reports provide data on full-time sworn officers and civilians employed
by local police departments and sheriffs’ offices. Specifically, they
describe the number, sex, race or Hispanic origin, and responsibilities
of these employees. The reports also provide information on the policies
and procedures that local police departments and sheriffs’ offices
adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local Police Departments Personnel, 2020 (NCJ 305187) was written by BJS Statistician Sean E. Goodison, PhD. Sheriffs’ Offices Personnel, 2020 (NCJ
305200) was written by BJS Statistician Connor Brooks. The reports,
related documents, and additional information about BJS’s statistical
publications and programs are available on the BJS website at bjs.ojp.gov.