Curious about the number of police officers in Canada and how much money our policing industry spends each year? Well, here are some figures from Stats Canada, as of May 16, 2016, that you might want to look at 5th Consecutive year that has seen a decline in the Canadian police force. In 2016, there was a 1% reduction of officers from the previous year. 68,773 Police officers in Canada. $14.2 billion Year-end operating expenditures for police services in Canada, 66% of which goes toward salaries and wages, 15% towards benefits and 19% towards other police operations. 21% Of sworn officers are women. Women also make up 13% of senior officers.
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