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Advancing Diversity in Law Enforcement

Chart Data

Local Police Departments Breakdown by Race (2013)
White 72.8%
Black/African American 12.2%
Latino 11.6%
Asian/Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 2.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.6%
Two or More Races 0.5%

 

Sherrifs' Offices Breakdown by Race (2013)
White 77.9%
Black/African American 9.2%
Latino 10.7%
Asian/Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 1.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.4%
Two or More Races 0.2%

 

Local Police Departments - Percent Minority (1987 - 2013)
1987 14.6%
1990 17.0%
1993 19.1%
1997 21.5%
2000 22.6%
2003 23.6%
2007 25.3%
2013 27.3%

 

Local Police Departments - Percent Women (1987 - 2013)
1987 7.6%
1990 8.1%
1993 8.8%
1997 10.0%
2000 10.6%
2003 11.3%
2007 11.9%
2013 12.2%