Table 80 Data Declaration
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees, by State by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2017
The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.
- This table provides the total number of law enforcement employees, total officers, and total civilians employed by metropolitan and nonmetropolitan county agencies listed alphabetically by state.
- The information in this table is derived from law enforcement employee counts (as of October 31, 2017) submitted by participating agencies.
- The UCR Program defines law enforcement officers as individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically to pay sworn law enforcement.
- Civilian employees include full-time agency personnel such as clerks, radio dispatchers, meter attendants, stenographers, jailers, correctional officers, and mechanics.