Table 77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees

by State, 2019

State Total law
enforcement
employees
Total
officers
Total
civilians
Number
of
agencies
2019
estimated
population
Male Female Male Female
ALABAMA 16,185 9,897 907 1,977 3,404 314 4,193,828
ALASKA 1,979 1,154 117 262 446 38 731,268
ARIZONA 23,087 11,566 1,463 4,676 5,382 118 7,278,717
ARKANSAS 10,877 6,347 791 1,454 2,285 298 3,011,695
CALIFORNIA 121,251 68,914 10,702 15,749 25,886 469 33,821,670
COLORADO 18,757 10,692 1,776 2,316 3,973 237 5,668,232
CONNECTICUT 8,717 6,497 781 597 842 104 3,379,999
DELAWARE 3,407 2,077 289 367 674 54 968,060
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
5,019 3,305 923 328 463 3 705,749
FLORIDA 74,949 38,971 7,399 10,837 17,742 333 19,326,640
GEORGIA 29,313 17,880 3,682 2,364 5,387 346 8,386,578
HAWAII 3,532 2,467 297 246 522 4 1,415,872
IDAHO 5,755 2,775 236 1,167 1,577 110 1,785,978
ILLINOIS 39,998 24,465 4,954 5,539 5,040 432 9,597,444
INDIANA 11,135 7,280 694 1,380 1,781 109 3,661,018
IOWA 8,384 4,946 464 1,220 1,754 234 3,085,588
KANSAS 10,298 6,325 760 1,235 1,978 314 2,751,561
KENTUCKY 9,585 6,858 494 917 1,316 300 3,733,182
LOUISIANA 16,413 9,604 2,552 1,492 2,765 167 3,467,544
MAINE 2,757 2,114 188 157 298 134 1,343,699
MARYLAND 20,330 13,465 2,110 1,807 2,948 128 5,886,486
MASSACHUSETTS 20,099 14,889 1,460 1,507 2,243 291 6,307,729
MICHIGAN 25,063 15,740 2,328 3,249 3,746 620 9,590,385
MINNESOTA 15,960 8,981 1,223 2,570 3,186 402 5,633,036
MISSISSIPPI 4,439 2,510 296 642 991 66 1,225,448
MISSOURI 20,569 13,197 1,565 2,284 3,523 498 5,962,975
MONTANA 3,152 1,810 148 550 644 109 1,065,455
NEBRASKA 5,349 3,334 421 560 1,034 161 1,913,370
NEVADA 7,693 5,020 529 514 1,630 52 2,384,625
NEW HAMPSHIRE 3,713 2,566 277 267 603 177 1,292,466
NEW JERSEY 48,803 34,225 3,487 4,487 6,604 531 8,592,431
NEW MEXICO 2,705 1,555 239 349 562 49 911,159
NEW YORK 84,108 52,799 9,548 7,905 13,856 377 18,245,187
NORTH CAROLINA 34,036 21,003 2,963 4,493 5,577 517 10,481,307
NORTH DAKOTA 2,442 1,559 210 252 421 106 761,894
OHIO 16,876 11,007 1,501 1,691 2,677 255 5,138,552
OKLAHOMA 13,517 8,279 877 1,708 2,653 428 3,952,634
OREGON 10,846 5,756 659 1,917 2,514 210 4,198,487
PENNSYLVANIA 30,490 22,928 2,728 1,967 2,867 999 9,463,952
RHODE ISLAND 3,150 2,333 207 239 371 48 1,059,361
SOUTH CAROLINA 15,964 9,929 1,657 1,623 2,755 285 4,864,993
SOUTH DAKOTA 2,980 1,601 150 541 688 131 868,490
TENNESSEE 28,200 15,902 1,824 4,865 5,609 448 6,820,658
TEXAS 85,985 45,001 6,759 14,650 19,575 734 25,524,065
UTAH 7,614 4,831 389 1,027 1,367 132 3,112,367
VERMONT 1,767 1,255 164 111 237 86 623,009
VIRGINIA 24,385 16,743 2,650 1,319 3,673 282 8,534,356
WASHINGTON 16,004 9,910 1,119 1,988 2,987 254 7,586,229
WEST VIRGINIA 4,566 3,493 138 353 582 292 1,781,758
WISCONSIN 18,804 11,171 1,765 2,597 3,271 404 5,706,400
WYOMING 2,263 1,246 163 315 539 57 554,011

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