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National Justice Agency List, 1980 - Law Enforcement Agencies Subfile

NCJ Number
96173
Date Published
September 1983
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This codebook presents the variables and coding information for the data set which gives the names, addresses, agency types, employment numbers, and number of sworn police officers in almost 20,000 State and local law enforcement agencies contained in the National Justice Agency List.
Abstract

The introduction describes the study and discusses data collection procedures, file structure, data standards, and codebook information. The file includes the general-purpose police forces of State and local governments; county sheriff's departments; special police forces of State and local governments, special districts, and school districts; and medical examiners and coroners. The data are available in two formats: a card-image file and an OSIRIS data set. An appendix, which explains the classification of governmental units, and a glossary are included.

Date Created: January 17, 2012