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Table 70 Overview

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees by Region and Geographic Division by Population Group, Number and Rate per 1,000 Inhabitants, 2010

  • In 2010, U.S. cities reported an average of 2.9 full-time law enforcement employees, including both sworn officers and civilians, per 1,000 inhabitants.
  • In cities in the Northeast, the rate of full-time law enforcement employees was 3.3 per 1,000 inhabitants.
  • The rate of full-time law enforcement employees in cities in the South was 3.4 per 1,000 inhabitants.
  • In cities in the Midwest, the rate of full-time law enforcement employees was 2.6 per 1,000 inhabitants.
  • The rate of full-time law enforcement employees in cities in the West was 2.3 per 1,000 inhabitants.