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BJS Releases Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2020 – Statistical Tables

      WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Justice Statistics, a division of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, today released Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2020 – Statistical Tables.

      This report presents data on full-time federal law enforcement officers who were authorized to make arrests, carry firearms, or both. The report is the ninth in a series that began in 1993. It describes the job functions, sex, race, and Hispanic origin of federal law enforcement officers. It also provides data on the size and composition of federal law enforcement agencies.

      TITLE: Federal Law Enforcement Officers, 2020 – Statistical Tables (NCJ 304752)

      AUTHOR: Connor Brooks, BJS Statistician

      WHERE: bjs.ojp.gov

      The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable statistics on crime and criminal justice in the United States. Alexis R. Piquero is the director.

      The Office of Justice Programs provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, advance racial equity in the administration of justice, assist victims and enhance the rule of law. More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.


OFFICE: bjs.ojp.gov
CONTACT: Tannyr Watkins at 202-532-3923 or [email protected]

Date Published: September 29, 2022