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BJS RELEASES POLICE DEPARTMENTS PERSONNEL, 2020, AND SHERIFFS' OFFICES PERSONNEL 2020
WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Justice Statistics, a division of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, today released Local Police Departments Personnel, 2020 and Sheriffs’ Offices Personnel, 2020.
These reports provide data on full-time sworn officers and civilians employed by local police departments and sheriffs’ offices. The reports present data on the number, sex, race or Hispanic origin and responsibilities of full-time personnel at local police departments and sheriffs’ offices. 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.
TITLES: Local Police Departments Personnel, 2020 (NCJ 305187)
Sheriffs’ Offices Personnel, 2020 (NCJ 305200)
AUTHORS: Sean E. Goodison, PhD, BJS Statistician
Connor Brooks, BJS Statistician
The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable statistics on crime and criminal justice in the United States. Alexis R. Piquero, PhD, is the director. More information about BJS and criminal justice statistics can be found at bjs.ojp.gov