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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 212750     Find in a Library
Title: Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2004
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): 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: 07/2006
Page Count: 12
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This bulletin reports the results of a biennial census of Federal agencies employing personnel with arrest and firearms authority.
Abstract: Using agency classifications, the report presents the number of officers working in the areas of police response and patrol, criminal investigation and enforcement, inspections, security and protection, court operations, and corrections, by agency and State, as of September 2004. Data on gender and race of officers are also included. Highlights of the report include: (1) Federal officers’ duties included criminal investigation (38 percent), police response and patrol (21 percent), corrections and detention (16 percent), court operations (5 percent), and security and protection (4 percent); (2) the combined officer employment of CBP and ICE in 2004 was 21 percent greater than the comparable combined totals of the INS, U.S. Customs Service, and Federal Protective Service in 2002; and (3) women accounted for 16 percent of Federal officers in 2004. A third of Federal officers were members of a racial or ethnic minority in 2004. This included 17.7 percent who were Hispanic and Latino, and 11.4 percent who were African-American. Tables
Main Term(s): Federal law enforcement agencies
Index Term(s): Police personnel ; Police statistics ; Federal government ; Female police recruits
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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