Table 77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by State, 2018

State Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Number
of
agencies
2018
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA 15,855 9,763 898 2,000 3,194 376 4,764,354
ALASKA 1,985 1,162 124 263 436 38 737,438
ARIZONA 22,428 11,357 1,399 4,417 5,255 114 7,170,315
ARKANSAS 10,628 6,123 620 1,533 2,352 303 3,009,746
CALIFORNIA 120,041 68,663 10,478 15,339 25,561 465 33,867,039
COLORADO 18,510 10,791 1,721 2,181 3,817 239 5,690,128
CONNECTICUT 9,283 6,970 822 596 895 106 3,572,665
DELAWARE 3,305 2,043 272 377 613 55 964,931
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
5,145 3,417 976 320 432 3 702,455
FLORIDA 68,605 36,327 6,553 9,951 15,774 333 19,436,120
GEORGIA 36,833 22,481 4,769 3,048 6,535 527 10,012,759
HAWAII 3,624 2,544 300 243 537 4 1,420,491
IDAHO 5,567 2,689 205 1,134 1,539 108 1,751,570
ILLINOIS 36,749 22,164 4,580 5,343 4,662 371 8,323,221
INDIANA 12,513 8,208 1,141 1,322 1,842 121 4,230,746
IOWA 7,530 4,350 366 1,213 1,601 219 2,710,078
KANSAS 8,992 5,887 688 819 1,598 305 2,578,157
KENTUCKY 9,588 6,897 489 869 1,333 273 3,691,938
LOUISIANA 18,554 10,990 2,970 1,592 3,002 185 4,200,142
MAINE 2,932 2,162 187 214 369 133 1,331,125
MARYLAND 19,916 13,353 2,057 1,620 2,886 149 6,041,598
MASSACHUSETTS 20,340 15,220 1,497 1,505 2,118 306 6,428,834
MICHIGAN 23,991 15,076 2,153 3,559 3,203 609 9,334,869
MINNESOTA 15,264 8,755 1,172 2,429 2,908 396 5,605,723
MISSISSIPPI 4,240 2,413 287 595 945 62 1,048,379
MISSOURI 20,226 12,943 1,485 2,301 3,497 503 5,980,758
MONTANA 2,902 1,706 133 472 591 100 1,017,708
NEBRASKA 5,398 3,370 427 559 1,042 162 1,912,427
NEVADA 9,110 5,588 685 847 1,990 50 3,034,392
NEW HAMPSHIRE 3,689 2,572 266 254 597 174 1,279,586
NEW JERSEY 40,847 28,659 3,158 3,521 5,509 531 8,638,529
NEW MEXICO 3,877 2,433 277 433 734 100 994,639
NEW YORK 84,204 53,072 9,255 7,860 14,017 412 18,697,787
NORTH CAROLINA 34,100 21,179 2,825 4,565 5,531 520 10,377,256
NORTH DAKOTA 2,477 1,562 214 251 450 106 759,138
OHIO 19,868 13,323 1,653 1,847 3,045 287 6,795,599
OKLAHOMA 13,016 8,107 786 1,616 2,507 414 3,938,268
OREGON 10,664 5,856 697 1,757 2,354 206 4,111,065
PENNSYLVANIA 29,181 22,863 2,642 1,282 2,394 1,074 9,791,899
RHODE ISLAND 3,113 2,296 198 245 374 49 1,057,315
SOUTH CAROLINA 15,215 9,999 1,554 1,292 2,370 335 4,651,913
SOUTH DAKOTA 3,008 1,615 156 585 652 129 862,436
TENNESSEE 27,737 15,610 1,753 4,876 5,498 454 6,766,324
TEXAS 70,186 38,960 5,897 10,239 15,090 570 20,609,733
UTAH 7,235 4,728 378 893 1,236 134 3,146,133
VERMONT 1,815 1,242 150 139 284 86 606,587
VIRGINIA 24,272 16,719 2,539 1,344 3,670 284 8,516,800
WASHINGTON 15,873 9,754 1,066 2,071 2,982 257 7,507,712
WEST VIRGINIA 4,538 3,463 129 359 587 291 1,795,624
WISCONSIN 18,013 11,028 1,676 2,260 3,049 413 5,708,284
WYOMING 2,323 1,358 132 292 541 56 519,563

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