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Table 71 Overview

Full-time Law Enforcement Officers, by Region and Geographic Division by Population Group, Number and Rate per 1,000 Inhabitants, 2011

  • In the nation’s cities in 2011, the average number of full-time law enforcement officers was 2.2 per 1,000 residents.
  • In cities in the Northeast as well as the South, the rate of full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 inhabitants was 2.6. 
  • In cities in the Midwest, the rate of full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents was 2.1.
  • In cities in the West, the rate of full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 inhabitants was 1.6.