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Table 79 Data Declaration

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Full-time Law Enforcement Employees, by State by University and College, 2012

The FBI collects these data through the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.

General comment

This table provides the total number of law enforcement employees, total officers, and total civilians employed by universities and colleges listed alphabetically by state.

Methodology

• The information in this table is derived from law enforcement employee counts (as of October 31, 2012) submitted by participating agencies.
• The UCR Program defines law enforcement officers as individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically to pay sworn law enforcement.
• Civilian employees include full-time agency personnel such as clerks, radio dispatchers, meter attendants, stenographers, jailers, correctional officers, and mechanics.

Student enrollment

The student enrollment figures provided by the United States Department of Education are for the 2011 school year, the most recent year for which the data are available. The figures include full-time and part-time students.