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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 211361     Find in a Library
Title: Sheriffs' Offices, 2003
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Matthew J Hickman Ph.D. ; Brian A Reaves Ph.D.
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 05/2006
Page Count: 41
  Series: BJS Full Reports
  Annotation: This report presents data collected from a representative sample of sheriffs’ officers nationwide on a variety of agency characteristics based on the 2003 Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey.
Abstract: National estimates for sheriffs’ offices are provided for such issues as staff and financial resources, technologies and equipment in use, and agency policies and practices covering a wide array of law enforcement and administrative concerns. Highlights include the finding that in 2003 starting salaries for entry-level deputies ranged from an average of about $23,300 in the smallest jurisdictions to about $38,800 in the largest. From 1990 to 2003 the percentage of sheriffs’ officers using infield computers increased from 6 percent to 55 percent. Ten percent of sheriffs’ offices employing 31 percent of all officers, maintained or created a written community policing plan during the 12-month period ending June 30, 2003. Tables, figures, exhibits
Main Term(s): Sheriffs ; Statistics
Index Term(s): Science and Technology ; Administrative planning ; Police compensation
Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=232627

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