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created Feb 18, 2011

updated May 11, 2011

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Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS), conducted every 3 to 4 years, collects data from over 3,000 State and local law enforcement agencies, including all those that employ 100 or more sworn officers and a nationally representative sample of smaller agencies. Data are obtained on the organization and administration of police and sheriffs' departments including agency responsibilities, operating expenditures, job functions of sworn and civilian employees, officer salaries and special pay, demographic characteristics of officers, weapons and armor policies, education and training requirements, computers and information systems, vehicles, special units, and community policing activities.

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Law Enforcement, Courts, and Prisons
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personnel, budgets, law enforcement agencies, law enforcement, police departments, employees, administration, statistical data, management, wages and salaries
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Justice
Sub-Agency
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Date Released
23-Jan-03
Date Updated
8-Dec-08
Time Period
July 2000-July 2001
Frequency
every 3 to 4 years
High Value Dataset
N
Suggested by Public
Y
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
446
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS): 2000 Sample Survey of Law Enforcement Agencies [Computer file]. ICPSR03565-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-12-04. doi:10.3886/ICPSR03565
Agency Program Page
http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/
Agency Data Series Page
http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/Search/Law/Law.cfm
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Law Enforcement Agency
Granularity
Township/ municipality
Geographic Coverage
USA
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Not Relevant
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
BJS
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Feb 18, 2011

updated May 11, 2011

Description

Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS), conducted every 3 to 4 years, collects data from over 3,000 State and local law enforcement agencies, including all those that employ 100 or more sworn officers and a nationally representative sample of smaller agencies. Data are obtained on the organization and administration of police and sheriffs' departments including agency responsibilities, operating expenditures, job functions of sworn and civilian employees, officer salaries and special pay, demographic characteristics of officers, weapons and armor policies, education and training requirements, computers and information systems, vehicles, special units, and community policing activities.

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
1491
Downloads
1046
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Law Enforcement, Courts, and Prisons
Permissions
Public
Tags
personnel, budgets, law enforcement agencies, law enforcement, police departments, employees, administration, statistical data, management, wages and salaries
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Justice
Sub-Agency
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Date Released
23-Jan-03
Date Updated
8-Dec-08
Time Period
July 2000-July 2001
Frequency
every 3 to 4 years
High Value Dataset
N
Suggested by Public
Y
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
446
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS): 2000 Sample Survey of Law Enforcement Agencies [Computer file]. ICPSR03565-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-12-04. doi:10.3886/ICPSR03565
Agency Program Page
http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/
Agency Data Series Page
http://bjsdata.ojp.usdoj.gov/dataonline/Search/Law/Law.cfm
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Law Enforcement Agency
Granularity
Township/ municipality
Geographic Coverage
USA
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Not Relevant
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
BJS