National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Alternate Title: CLETA02
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics
The 2002 Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies (CLETA02) was the first effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to collect information from law enforcement training academies across the United States. The CLETA02 included all currently operating academies that provided basic law enforcement training. Academies that provided only in-service training, corrections/detention training, or other special types of training were excluded. Data were collected on personnel, expenditures, facilities, equipment, trainees, training curricula, and a variety of special topic areas. As of year-end 2002, a total of 626 law enforcement academies operating in the United States offered basic law enforcement training to individuals recruited or seeking to become law enforcement officers.
These data are freely available.
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. CENSUS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING ACADEMIES, 2002: [UNITED STATES]. ICPSR04255-v1. Washington, DC: Bureau of Justice Statistics [producer], 2005. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-06-09. doi:10.3886/ICPSR04255.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04255.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Scope of Study
Smallest Geographic Unit: city
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: Institutions
Universe: All currently operating academies that provided basic law enforcement training in the United States.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Mode of Data Collection: mail questionnaire
- Performed consistency checks.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2005-06-09
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