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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2016
Bond, Brenda J.,  Gabriele, Kathryn R. Research and planning units: An innovation instrument in the 21st-century police organization. Criminal Justice Policy Review.
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2016
Burch, Andrea M. Sheriffs' Office Personnel, 1993?2013. Bulletin. NCJ 249757, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics.
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2016
Hernandez, Richard . Higher Education and Police Performance. Thesis, University of Texas at Dallas.
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2016
Hougland, Steven,  Wolf, Ross . Accreditation in police agencies: Does external quality assurance reduce citizen complaints?. Police Journal.
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2016
Johnson, Olivia N. Police Officer Wellness Evaluation Response survey result. Journal of Law Enforcement. 5, (3), 1-35.
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2016
Leonardi, Florencia,  Buhlmann, Peter . Computationally Efficient Change Point Detection for High-Dimensional Regression. Sao Paulo, Brazil: FAPESP Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics.
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2016
Ortiz, Ruben . War on Drugs: Examining the Effects on Social Disorganization and Crime in Cities. Thesis, Bridgewater State University.
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2016
Owens, Emily G. Testing the school-to-prison pipeline. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
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2016
Ozkan, Turgut,  Worrall, John L.,  Piquero, Alex R. Does minority representation in police agencies reduce assaults on the police?. American Journal of Criminal Justice.
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