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The broad network of volunteer efforts will harness the power of the American people by relying on their individual skills and interests to prepare local communities to effectively prevent and respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, or any kind of disaster.
Local Responder Facts
Local police departments have an estimated 556,000 full-time employees including about 436,000 sworn law enforcement personnel. Sheriff's offices reported about 291,000 full-time employees, including about 186,000 sworn officers.
There are more than 155,000 emergency medical technicians who are national registered.
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