The Source for Crime and Justice Data

Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) Series

Investigator(s): Bureau of Justice Statistics

Conducted periodically since 1987, LEMAS collects data from over 3,000 general purpose state and local law enforcement agencies, including all those that employ 100 or more sworn officers and a nationally representative sample of smaller agencies. Data obtained include agency responsibilities, operating expenditures, job functions of sworn and civilian employees, officer salaries and special pay, demographic characteristics of officers, weapons and armor policies, education and training requirements, computers and information systems, use of video technology, vehicles, special units, and community policing activities.

Years Produced: Periodically since 1987

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2015
Bennett, Laura . Race and Gender in Policing: Are More Representative Departments More Effective?. Duke University, .
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2015
D'Alessio, Stewart J.,  Stolzenberg, Lisa,  Flexon, Jamie L. Are Drug Asset Forfeiture Laws Corrupting the Police?. Weston Publishing.
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2015
Fan, Amy Z.,  Prescott, Marta R.,  Zhao, Guixiang,  Gotway, Carol A.,  Galea, Sandro . Individual and community-level determinants of mental and physical health after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Findings from the Gulf States Population Survey. Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research. 42, (1), 23-41.
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2015
Kunihama, Tsuyoshi . Nonparametric Bayes Analysis of Social Science Data. Dissertation, Duke University.
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2015
McCormack, Philip . Minority-group threat and social control: Race/ethnicity and the issues of heterogeneity. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
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2015
Reaves, Brian A. Local Police Departments, 2013: Equipment and Technology. NCJ 248767, Washington, DC: Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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2015
Urbina, Martin Guevara,  Alvarez, Sofia Espinoza . Latino Police Officers in the United States: An Examination of Emerging Trends and Issues. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas Publisher.
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2015
Walfield, Scott M. When a cleared rape is not cleared: A multilevel study of arrest and exceptional clearance. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
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