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Female Recruits in Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2018

NCJ Number
Emily D. Buehler
Date Published
May 2023
4 pages

This web report provides statistics on the percentage of female recruits who started and completed basic training, by state and by type of academy. Data are from BJS’s Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies, which was last administered in 2018 (data released November 2021). The census gathers information from state and local academies that are responsible for administering mandatory basic training to newly appointed or elected law enforcement officers.