List of law enforcement agencies in the District of Columbia

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This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the District of Columbia.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the District had four local law enforcement agencies employing 4,262 sworn police officers, about 722 for each 100,000 residents. This is the highest proportion of police officers to citizens of any state or territory.[1]

The oldest agencies are the:

Primary DC law enforcement (local and federal)[edit]