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This survey, the fifth in the Bureau of Justice Statistics Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) program, presents information on general purpose state and local law enforcement agencies, including state police, county police, municipal police, and sheriff's offices. Variables include size of the population served; type, number, and demographic characteristics of employees; operating budget; agency functions; type of equipment used; use of computer and information systems; salary ranges for officers; policies and programs; and other matters related to management, operations, and personnel. A limited number of special police agencies such as transit, airport, or campus police are included in this file.

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Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Source Link
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Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Justice
Sub-Agency
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Date Released
02/23/01
Date Updated
12/09/08
Time Period
1999
Frequency
one-time
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Raw Data Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
4078
Extended Type
Raw Data
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS): 1999 Sample Survey of Law Enforcement Agencies [Computer file]. ICPSR03079-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-12-09. doi:10.3886/ICPSR03079
Agency Program Page
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=dcdetail&iid=248
Agency Data Series Page
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
agency
Granularity
zip code
Geographic Coverage
national sample
Data Description
Collection Mode
computer-assisted self-interview, self-enumerated questionnaire
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/3079/documentation
Data Dictionary
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/3079/documentation
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Feb 18, 2011

updated May 11, 2011

Description

This survey, the fifth in the Bureau of Justice Statistics Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) program, presents information on general purpose state and local law enforcement agencies, including state police, county police, municipal police, and sheriff's offices. Variables include size of the population served; type, number, and demographic characteristics of employees; operating budget; agency functions; type of equipment used; use of computer and information systems; salary ranges for officers; policies and programs; and other matters related to management, operations, and personnel. A limited number of special police agencies such as transit, airport, or campus police are included in this file.

Activity
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Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
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Visits
312
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363
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Category
Law Enforcement, Courts, and Prisons
Permissions
Public
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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
02/23/01
Date Updated
12/09/08
Time Period
1999
Frequency
one-time
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Raw Data Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
4078
Extended Type
Raw Data
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS): 1999 Sample Survey of Law Enforcement Agencies [Computer file]. ICPSR03079-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-12-09. doi:10.3886/ICPSR03079
Agency Program Page
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=dcdetail&iid=248
Agency Data Series Page
http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
agency
Granularity
zip code
Geographic Coverage
national sample
Data Description
Collection Mode
computer-assisted self-interview, self-enumerated questionnaire
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/3079/documentation
Data Dictionary
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/studies/3079/documentation
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
BJS