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The Largest Police Departments In The US

There are 913,161 US law enforcement officers in 17,985 U.S. police agencies in the United States, including City Police Departments, County Sheriff's Offices, State Police/Highway Patrol, and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies. Making the US the third-largest police force in the world. In the United States, the NYPD is about 3 times bigger than any other police agency.

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