Police Administration Survey (PAS)
Police personnel of police service, category
Police personnel refers to permanent, full-time equivalents of police officers and other support; part-time employees are converted to full-time equivalents (e.g. 4 employees working 10 hours per week would equal 1 full-time employee working a 40-hour week). Auxiliary police and other volunteer personnel are not included.
Police service refers to an establishment primarily engaged in maintaining law and order by means of operating police forces and services.
The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:
- Police personnel