Federal Law Enforcement
Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2020 – Statistical Tables
FY 2022 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices
State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2018 – Statistical Tables
Federal Justice System
BJS maintains multiple data collections covering various aspects of the federal justice system encompassing law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and corrections. BJS data collections range from censuses of law enforcement and annual deaths in custody to federal case processing statistical information, describing the number of suspects/defendants from arrest to imprisonment.
A federal law enforcement agency is an organizational unit, or subunit, of the...
Law enforcement describes the agencies and employees responsible for enforcing laws, maintaining public order, and managing public safety. The primary duties of law enforcement include the investigation, apprehension, and detention of individuals suspected of criminal offenses. Some law enforcement agencies, particularly sheriffs' offices, also have a significant role in the detention of individuals convicted of criminal offenses.
BJS maintains several national data collections, covering federal...
Federal Law Enforcement Agency Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (FDCRP)
The Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013 (DICRA) requires the head of each federal law enforcement agency to submit to the U.S. attorney general, information about the death of any person who is
- detained, under arrest, or in the process of being arrested by a federal law enforcement officer (or by a state or local law enforcement officer while participating in a federal law...