Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
In 1995, to determine the nature of law enforcement services provided on campus, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) surveyed four-year institutions of higher education in the United States with 2,500 or more students. This survey describes nearly 600 of these campus law enforcement agencies in terms of their personnel, expenditures and pay, operations, equipment, computers and information systems, policies, and special programs. The survey was based on the BJS Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) program, which collected similar data from a national sample of state and local law enforcement agencies.
These data are freely available.
United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Survey of Campus Law Enforcement Agencies, 1995: [United States]. ICPSR06846-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06846.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06846.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All four-year institutions of higher education within the United States with 2,500 or more students.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
The PDF version of the codebook for the Survey of Campus Law Enforcement Agencies, 1995: [United States] (ICPSR 6846) collection also contains the questionnaire. An ASCII version of the codebook, which does not contain the questionnaire, and a PDF version of the questionnaire are also available for the convenience of the user.
Sample: Approximately 600 campuses that had some type of organized police or security agency.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Standardized missing values.
- Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1997-05-16
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