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This number sounds high to me, and if this number is correct then what does this say about the US.
Originally posted by CaDreamer
reply to post by barkingdogamato
There are as of 2006, 683,396 full time state, city, university and college, metropolitan and non-metropolitan county, and other law enforcement officers in the United States. There are approx. 120,000 full time law enforcement personnel working for the federal government adding up to a total number of 800,000 law enforcement personnel in the U.S.
aprox 300million people = aprox 300 to 1 ...not 40 to 1
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