Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Summary: 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 all police and sheriffs' departments that are publicly funded and employ at least one full-time or part-time sworn officer with general arrest powers. This data collection, compiled i... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02266.v1
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