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Sheriffs' Offices: Policies and Procedures, 2016

NCJ Number
254830
Date Published
August 2020
Author(s)
Elizabeth Davis, BJS Statistician
Publication Series
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
This report presents statistics on selected policies and procedures of sheriffs' offices, based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2016 Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics survey.
Abstract

This report present statistics on selected policies and procedures of sheriffs' offices, based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2016 Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics survey. The tables show national estimates and distributions by size of office on topics such as average hours of officer training by type of training, written community-policing plans, annual operating budgets, written directives for officer conduct, written documentation for officers' display or discharge of firearms, authorized less-lethal techniques and restraints, and requirements for external investigations of deaths or use of force.

Date Created: August 14, 2020