Crime in Pennsylvania
In 2008, Pennsylvania had 1,117 State and local law enforcement agencies. Those agencies employed a total of 33,670 staff. Of the total staff, 27,413 were sworn officers (defined as those with general arrest powers).
In 2008, Pennsylvania had 218 police officers per 100,000 residents.
Capital punishment laws
Capital punishment is applied in Pennsylvania.
- Effgen, Christopher. "Pennsylvania Crime Rates 1960 - 2015". www.disastercenter.com.
- "U.S. Department of Justice, Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, 2008, p.15" (PDF).
- "Facts about capital punishment - the death penalty". www.religioustolerance.org.