Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS): 2003 Sample Survey of Law Enforcement Agencies Version 1

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The Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) survey collects data from a nationally representative sample of publicly funded State and local law enforcement agencies in the United States. Data include agency personnel, expenditures and pay, operations, community policing initiatives, equipment, computers and information systems, and written policies. The LEMAS survey has been conducted in 1987, 1990, 1993, 1997, 1999 (limited scope), 2000, and 2003.

ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Standardized missing values.; Created online analysis version with question text..

Publicly funded state and local law enforcement agencies in the United States in 2003.

For sampling purposes, the law enforcement agencies were separated into two groups: self-representing (SR) and non-self-representing (NSR) agencies. All state police or agencies with 100 or more sworn full-time equivalent (FTE) employees are SR. All remaining agencies in sheriff's department, local police, and special police categories are NSR.

self-enumerated questionnaire

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DOI https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04411.v1
Metadata Access https://www.da-ra.de/oaip/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=oai:oai.da-ra.de:438396
Provenance
Creator United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Contributor United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Publication Year 2006
Rights Download; This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
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Contact ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Dataset; survey data
Discipline Social Sciences