Table 77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by State, 2017

State Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Number
of
agencies
2017
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA 8,065 4,896 339 1,134 1,696 172 2,385,522
ALASKA 1,933 1,135 112 249 437 37 739,515
ARIZONA 22,750 11,480 1,382 4,509 5,379 120 7,016,270
ARKANSAS 9,531 5,409 567 1,513 2,042 299 2,982,118
CALIFORNIA 119,684 68,403 10,337 15,470 25,474 461 33,871,863
COLORADO 16,900 9,935 1,467 1,956 3,542 228 5,303,599
CONNECTICUT 9,380 7,045 804 624 907 107 3,588,184
DELAWARE 3,443 2,049 276 433 685 54 956,493
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
4,925 3,325 903 299 398 3 693,972
FLORIDA 72,088 37,654 6,939 10,179 17,316 320 18,257,217
GEORGIA 32,001 19,990 4,054 2,727 5,230 450 9,110,824
HAWAII 3,729 2,644 307 235 543 4 1,427,538
IDAHO 4,506 2,647 204 341 1,314 111 1,715,911
ILLINOIS 35,332 20,897 4,318 5,362 4,755 354 7,976,833
INDIANA 9,972 7,178 616 864 1,314 97 3,550,712
IOWA 8,160 4,818 434 1,157 1,751 238 3,081,556
KANSAS 9,613 6,166 708 912 1,827 322 2,765,707
KENTUCKY 9,811 7,151 508 885 1,267 321 4,076,207
LOUISIANA 20,049 12,004 3,414 1,439 3,192 182 4,458,555
MAINE 2,900 2,137 185 220 358 132 1,335,392
MARYLAND 20,060 13,118 2,417 1,670 2,855 150 6,051,172
MASSACHUSETTS 20,119 15,045 1,466 1,534 2,074 300 6,342,223
MICHIGAN 23,856 14,898 2,183 3,195 3,580 568 9,347,361
MINNESOTA 14,848 8,560 1,129 2,345 2,814 382 5,553,604
MISSISSIPPI 4,437 2,608 276 655 898 61 1,153,614
MISSOURI 20,492 13,197 1,491 2,274 3,530 527 6,024,515
MONTANA 3,034 1,787 130 491 626 109 1,042,018
NEBRASKA 4,852 2,954 391 513 994 135 1,704,166
NEVADA 9,831 5,991 798 817 2,225 55 2,998,039
NEW HAMPSHIRE 3,623 2,517 247 262 597 167 1,255,077
NEW JERSEY 40,469 28,308 3,033 3,580 5,548 534 8,708,009
NEW MEXICO 4,208 2,646 287 472 803 99 1,022,817
NEW YORK 83,642 53,305 9,128 7,680 13,529 404 19,009,435
NORTH CAROLINA 34,950 21,273 2,797 4,973 5,907 520 10,266,068
NORTH DAKOTA 2,418 1,542 207 222 447 112 755,052
OHIO 17,954 12,080 1,380 1,672 2,822 293 6,713,767
OKLAHOMA 12,945 8,104 724 1,685 2,432 414 3,929,215
OREGON 10,729 6,056 711 1,672 2,290 206 4,083,484
PENNSYLVANIA 30,731 23,222 2,617 1,947 2,945 1,064 9,774,479
RHODE ISLAND 3,140 2,308 196 250 386 49 1,059,639
SOUTH CAROLINA 11,876 7,264 1,116 1,448 2,048 283 3,599,207
SOUTH DAKOTA 2,971 1,630 150 523 668 132 858,099
TENNESSEE 26,765 15,082 1,654 4,711 5,318 438 6,621,003
TEXAS 70,987 38,154 5,545 11,357 15,931 542 21,164,901
UTAH 7,196 4,633 355 936 1,272 132 3,073,003
VERMONT 1,506 1,084 112 106 204 85 614,709
VIRGINIA 24,025 16,632 2,404 1,323 3,666 283 8,468,094
WASHINGTON 15,385 9,664 1,054 1,789 2,878 254 7,377,379
WEST VIRGINIA 4,689 3,529 140 414 606 352 1,804,892
WISCONSIN 18,406 11,149 1,721 2,342 3,194 410 5,759,066
WYOMING 2,025 1,105 138 284 498 56 551,545

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