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The Resource Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996: [United States]

Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996: [United States]

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Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996: [United States]
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Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996: [United States]
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To ensure an accurate sampling frame for its Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey, the Bureau of Justice Statistics periodically sponsors a census of the nation's state and local law enforcement agencies. This census, known as the Directory Survey, gathers data on 49 primary state law enforcement agencies and all sheriffs' departments, local police departments, and special police agencies (state or local) that are publicly funded and employ at least one sworn officer with general arrest powers. The 1996 Directory Survey collected data on the number of sworn and nonsworn personnel employed by each agency, including both full-time and part-time employees. Within the full-time sworn category, data were collected from all agencies on the number who were uniformed officers with regularly assigned duties that included responding to calls for service. For agencies with at least 10 full-time sworn officers, the number whose primary duties were related to investigations, court operations, or jail operations was also obtained. This data collection, compiled in June 1996, represents the third such census, with the first occurring in 1986 (DIRECTORY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, 1986: [UNITED STATES] [ICPSR 8696]) and the second in 1992 (DIRECTORY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, 1992: [UNITED STATES] [ICPSR 2266]). Variables include personnel totals, type of government, type of agency, and whether the agency had the legal authority to hold a person beyond arraignment for 48 or more hours
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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
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Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996: [United States]
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  • 1996
  • 2260
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ICPSR02260.v1
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Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1996: [United States]
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  • 1996
  • 2260
Control code
ICPSR02260.v1
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions

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