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Census of Federal Law Enforcement Officers (FLEO)

Data Collection Status
Data Experts
Connor Brooks, BJS Statistician
Collection Period

1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2016, 2020


Collects data from all federal law enforcement agencies with arrest and firearms authority. Data collected include the number of officers working in the areas of criminal investigation and law enforcement, police patrol and response, security and protection, court operations, and corrections, by agency and state.

Date Created: May 18, 2009