Table 77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by State, 2015

State Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Number
of
agencies
2015
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA 13,079 8,085 716 1,469 2,809 192 3,274,209
ALASKA 9 5 0 1 3 1
ARIZONA 22,653 11,442 1,365 4,614 5,232 119 6,828,065
ARKANSAS 9,352 5,363 497 1,419 2,073 289 2,967,437
CALIFORNIA 118,407 67,389 10,013 15,132 25,873 466 33,540,703
COLORADO 17,940 10,388 1,447 2,182 3,923 236 5,443,645
CONNECTICUT 9,696 7,142 776 733 1,045 104 3,590,886
DELAWARE 3,303 1,994 245 425 639 56 944,670
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
5,010 3,372 892 375 371 3 672,228
FLORIDA 58,280 31,154 5,133 7,993 14,000 274 15,436,887
GEORGIA 26,435 16,514 3,176 2,256 4,489 349 7,918,943
HAWAII 3,765 2,650 289 270 556 4 1,431,603
IDAHO 4,384 2,580 186 345 1,273 109 1,649,047
ILLINOIS 22,642 11,670 1,625 5,161 4,186 326 5,279,933
INDIANA 10,717 7,528 641 1,135 1,413 136 4,149,479
IOWA 8,025 4,767 416 1,134 1,708 232 3,044,165
KANSAS 8,831 5,290 574 1,212 1,755 236 2,316,255
KENTUCKY 7,730 5,825 496 560 849 301 3,853,056
LOUISIANA 13,245 7,383 1,735 1,589 2,538 109 2,725,481
MAINE 2,837 2,128 152 213 344 135 1,328,669
MARYLAND 22,959 15,149 2,230 2,224 3,356 154 6,005,259
MASSACHUSETTS 20,673 15,597 1,436 1,519 2,121 360 6,700,236
MICHIGAN 22,913 14,829 2,167 2,875 3,042 623 9,531,060
MINNESOTA 13,917 8,113 1,098 2,062 2,644 358 5,377,583
MISSISSIPPI 4,016 2,187 228 666 935 64 1,054,769
MISSOURI 20,062 12,929 1,418 2,257 3,458 535 5,874,518
MONTANA 3,153 1,728 125 614 686 106 1,010,981
NEBRASKA 5,241 3,308 414 491 1,028 169 1,894,759
NEVADA 9,106 5,603 696 745 2,062 50 2,890,845
NEW HAMPSHIRE 3,459 2,405 227 262 565 159 1,215,265
NEW JERSEY 39,376 27,482 2,790 3,646 5,458 538 8,673,407
NEW MEXICO 1,419 864 113 144 298 46 375,190
NEW YORK 81,036 52,355 8,466 7,227 12,988 418 19,002,699
NORTH CAROLINA 34,225 21,058 2,717 4,774 5,676 510 9,929,515
NORTH DAKOTA 2,345 1,511 187 260 387 110 755,337
OHIO 17,974 12,110 1,146 1,826 2,892 328 6,663,001
OKLAHOMA 11,417 6,914 603 1,711 2,189 354 3,911,166
OREGON 10,571 5,884 654 1,707 2,326 207 3,943,110
PENNSYLVANIA 30,602 22,945 2,580 2,013 3,064 1,056 9,788,834
RHODE ISLAND 3,065 2,260 181 264 360 49 1,056,298
SOUTH CAROLINA 15,943 10,105 1,365 1,821 2,652 374 4,766,016
SOUTH DAKOTA 2,598 1,404 97 502 595 111 715,590
TENNESSEE 26,722 15,082 1,531 5,093 5,016 451 6,596,144
TEXAS 71,811 40,116 5,335 10,832 15,528 777 21,727,003
UTAH 7,157 4,545 320 991 1,301 133 2,988,837
VERMONT 1,448 1,037 112 109 190 83 591,114
VIRGINIA 23,934 16,535 2,234 1,480 3,685 284 8,380,034
WASHINGTON 14,600 9,361 980 1,622 2,637 255 7,147,814
WEST VIRGINIA 4,708 3,556 250 279 623 358 1,833,500
WISCONSIN 18,474 11,037 1,735 2,436 3,266 406 5,762,062
WYOMING 1,897 1,159 135 204 399 57 542,663

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