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Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies, 1986: [United States] (ICPSR 8696)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Summary:

This dataset lists law enforcement agencies and contains variables regarding employment categories such as total full-time, part-time, sworn-in, and other employees. It also contains FIPS codes and populations.

Series: Directory of Law Enforcement Agencies Series

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  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. DIRECTORY OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, 1986. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1987. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08696.v1

Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08696.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    authority, full time employment, law enforcement, law enforcement agencies, part time employment, police departments, policies and procedures, personnel

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1986

Date of Collection:   

  • 1987

Universe:    Law enforcement agencies in the United States.

Data Type(s):    survey data, and aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

This dataset was collected by the Bureau of the Census for the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated forms

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:   1987-10-12

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