Table 77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by State, 2011

State Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Number
of
agencies
2011
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA 16,185 10,019 756 2,015 3,395 342 4,463,637
ALASKA 1,990 1,179 106 238 467 40 722,151
ARIZONA 20,759 10,810 1,259 3,880 4,810 108 6,123,315
ARKANSAS 9,074 5,265 498 1,321 1,990 276 2,925,872
CALIFORNIA 116,797 67,432 10,152 13,729 25,484 463 32,336,199
COLORADO 16,700 9,864 1,391 1,834 3,611 235 5,061,016
CONNECTICUT 10,254 7,570 785 820 1,079 103 3,580,709
DELAWARE 3,139 1,954 320 317 548 54 906,750
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
4,919 3,303 1,012 277 327 2 617,996
FLORIDA 71,906 38,145 6,468 9,772 17,521 357 18,108,630
GEORGIA 34,432 21,368 3,964 3,156 5,944 458 9,110,316
HAWAII 3,733 2,666 294 232 541 4 1,374,810
IDAHO 4,251 2,588 171 289 1,203 108 1,580,103
ILLINOIS 46,335 27,917 5,163 6,459 6,796 690 11,898,578
INDIANA 15,851 9,878 761 2,511 2,701 244 6,119,628
IOWA 7,573 4,676 400 910 1,587 235 2,990,283
KANSAS 10,058 6,004 590 1,433 2,031 320 2,541,382
KENTUCKY 9,063 6,572 473 825 1,193 287 3,695,575
LOUISIANA 20,593 12,702 2,870 1,583 3,438 181 4,006,987
MAINE 2,819 2,121 136 214 348 135 1,327,672
MARYLAND 20,453 13,402 2,050 1,981 3,020 131 5,655,068
MASSACHUSETTS 19,771 14,962 1,363 1,425 2,021 341 6,489,247
MICHIGAN 23,744 15,366 2,322 2,766 3,290 603 9,850,684
MINNESOTA 13,409 7,749 1,040 1,895 2,725 321 5,263,708
MISSISSIPPI 6,216 3,669 367 861 1,319 134 2,014,546
MISSOURI 20,158 13,062 1,424 2,171 3,501 560 5,911,375
MONTANA 3,022 1,793 114 465 650 112 996,168
NEBRASKA 4,893 3,147 389 367 990 156 1,797,644
NEVADA 8,325 4,357 472 1,291 2,205 26 2,247,950
NEW HAMPSHIRE 3,473 2,413 221 243 596 155 1,196,658
NEW JERSEY 36,854 26,133 2,424 3,242 5,055 538 8,520,270
NEW MEXICO 6,181 4,063 441 578 1,099 112 2,010,149
NEW YORK 81,795 52,646 8,292 7,412 13,445 449 19,218,297
NORTH CAROLINA 33,061 20,504 2,573 4,608 5,376 513 9,653,354
NORTH DAKOTA 1,864 1,215 145 173 331 103 678,227
OHIO 30,000 19,423 2,197 3,433 4,947 617 10,255,737
OKLAHOMA 11,978 7,178 561 1,816 2,423 337 3,791,508
OREGON 10,057 5,502 610 1,721 2,224 213 3,837,283
PENNSYLVANIA 31,245 23,120 2,684 2,062 3,379 966 9,530,934
RHODE ISLAND 3,091 2,308 182 264 337 48 1,051,302
SOUTH CAROLINA 15,689 10,207 1,383 1,530 2,569 384 4,678,921
SOUTH DAKOTA 2,833 1,441 102 559 731 138 821,001
TENNESSEE 25,784 14,594 1,501 4,448 5,241 453 6,399,226
TEXAS 89,839 49,119 6,267 14,895 19,558 1,023 25,494,380
UTAH 6,965 4,475 338 907 1,245 135 2,808,993
VERMONT 1,503 1,040 107 115 241 68 372,484
VIRGINIA 23,443 16,163 2,189 1,384 3,707 280 8,093,016
WASHINGTON 14,315 9,277 990 1,446 2,602 259 6,813,350
WEST VIRGINIA 4,417 3,324 116 369 608 353 1,843,538
WISCONSIN 18,968 11,077 1,729 2,449 3,713 393 5,704,599
WYOMING 2,207 1,402 134 155 516 70 567,714

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.