Law enforcement personnel
Provides information on the number and characteristics of law enforcement personnel that work in public K-12 schools. Data collected include the number of sworn school resource officers (SROs), demographics of sworn SROs, and required training and activities.
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...