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BJS Releases Female Recruits in Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2018

The Bureau of Justice Statistics, a division of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, today released Female Recruits in Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2018.

This brief Just the Stats report presents data on female recruits in law enforcement training academies. The two-page web report provides statistics on the percent of recruits who started and completed basic training who were female, by state and by type of academy. Data is from BJS’s Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies, which gathers information from state and local academies that are responsible for administering mandatory basic training to newly appointed or elected law enforcement officers and was last administered in 2018.


Female Recruits in Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2018 (NCJ 306490)


Emily D. Buehler, PhD, BJS Statistician

Where: https://bjs.ojp.gov/female-recruits-law-enforcement-training-academies-2018

About the Bureau of Justice Statistics

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, PhD, is the director. More information about BJS and criminal justice statistics can be found at bjs.ojp.gov.

About the Office of Justice Programs

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.


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Date Published: May 16, 2023