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04. Security Personnel
06. Police personnel (Females, percentage)
"POLICE PERSONNEL (FEMALES, %)” represents the total number of Female Police Personnel, as a PERCENTAGE of the total number of Police Personnel (Males & Females).
It is calculated as follows: Female Police Personnel, Rate (WP) = (TNWP/TP)*100; where TNWP is the total number of Female Police Personnel; and TP is the total number of Police Personnel (Men & Women).
"POLICE PERSONNEL" means 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 Barbuda------ 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas201021.41 
Barbados201416.46 
Belize201112.57 
Bolivia201111.13 
Brazil201314.89 
Canada201420.57 
Chile201414.21 
Colombia20147.59 
Costa Rica201314.21 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic201413.40 
Ecuador201410.10 
El Salvador201411.42 
Grenada201414.59 
Guatemala201413.18 
Guyana201325.18 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20149.29 
Jamaica201024.53 
Mexico201412.90 
Nicaragua201027.15 
Panama201313.39 
Paraguay20147.86 
Peru201414.00 
Saint Kitts and Nevis200926.75 
Saint Lucia200821.09 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201115.28 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago201424.73 
United States201411.90 
Uruguay201420.44 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).