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Census of Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies (CTLEA)

Data Collection Status
Data Experts
Steven W. Perry, BJS Statistician
Collection Period

August–December 2019 for reference year 2018


Provides data on all tribal law enforcement agencies operating in the United States, including tribally operated agencies, Bureau of Indian Affairs police, and the Alaska Village Public Safety Officers program. Data collected include the number of agencies, full-time sworn personnel, annual calls for services and arrests, jurisdiction, and functions or duties performed by each agency.

Date Created: July 25, 2023