City Police Expenditures, 1946-1985: [United States] (ICPSR 8706)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Ruth, et al. Triplett

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This study examines police expenditures for selected cities for an extended period of time. The data set contains one variable per year for each of the following items: total general expenditures, expenditure for police protection, deflated general expenditures adjusted for inflation, deflated police expenditures adjusted for inflation, residential population, land area, patterns of population change during the study period, government identification, and implicit price deflators of goods and services.

Triplett, Ruth. City Police Expenditures, 1946-1985: [United States]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16.

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

All cities that had 50,000 or more residents in 1940 or entered that size class during the study period. All towns and townships in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania were included.

Cities in the United States.

ICPSR public-use tapes, United States Bureau of the Census population estimates, and United States Bureau of the Census Area and Geographic reports

aggregate data




  • 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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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.