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04. Security Personnel
02. Police Personnel (rate)
"POLICE PERSONNEL (RATE)" means the rate, per 100,000 inhabitants, of Police Personnel as at December 31.
The formula, for a given year or period, is: Police Personnel, Rate (PPR) = (TNPP/PT)*100,000 per.; where TNPP is the total number of Police Personnel; and PT is the total population.
Some countries with less than 100,000 inhabitants have their rates presented for comparison purposes.
"POLICE PERSONNEL" mean personnel in public agencies as at December 31 whose principal functions are prevention, detection and investigation of crime and apprehension of alleged offenders. Data concerning support staff (secretaries, clerks, etc.) should be excluded.
[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016]

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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda2009718.18 
Argentina2009614.97 
Bahamas2011765.99 
Barbados2014502.82 
Belize2011390.25 
Bolivia2011355.95 
Brazil2013267.53 
Canada2013196.97 
Chile2014278.39 
Colombia2014311.78 
Costa Rica2013280.75 
Dominica2009571.62 
Dominican Republic2014338.05 
Ecuador2014274.12 
El Salvador20132,784.00 
Grenada20139.33 
Guatemala2013338.65 
Guyana2013117.75 
Haiti------ 
Honduras2013135.22 
Jamaica2014423.86 
Mexico2014316.63 
Nicaragua2010167.50 
Panama2013445.40 
Paraguay2014252.98 
Peru2014339.28 
Saint Kitts and Nevis2009800.00 
Saint Lucia2009604.07 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2011804.59 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago2014477.25 
United States2013198.32 
Uruguay2014670.09 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20120.00 
02. Caribbean20120.00 
03. Central America20120.00 
04. North America20120.00 
05. South America20120.00 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).