Entering Return H Data - Annual Report of Law Enforcement Employees 

    Once a year, the annual census of employees of a police department must be completed. These yearly figures can be entered on Annual Report of Law Enforcement Employees screen The data entry form for this screen follows the layout of the FBI standard paper return.

    The Annual Report of Law Enforcement Employees screen consists of several lines of information which must be entered. The statistics are entered by Sex Type of the Employee. You should make sure that all of the data collected for the employees is present before moving to the next data entry page. Navigation between columns can be accomplished by using the Tab key to move to the next column for which you have data, or using the mouse.      

    The first line on the form should be used to capture the statistics for Full-time Law Enforcement Officers. Use the Tab key to proceed to the column for "Male" counts. When you have completed entering the Male statistics, Tab to the "Female" column and enter the statistics.  Please note that "Total " column will be calculated by the system and you will not be able to enter data into this column. If there are no statistics for a column, it can be left blank and the system will fill the column with zero during processing.

    When you have completed entering the statistics for Full-time Officers, Tab to the "Male" column for entry of the Full-time Civilian Employees. When you have completed entering the Male statistics, Tab to the "Female" column and enter the required information.  Please note that "Total " column will be calculated by the system and you will not be able to enter data into this column. If there are no statistics for a column, it can be left blank and the system will fill the column with zero during processing.

    The next line on the form should be used to capture the statistics for Part-time Law Enforcement Officers. Use the Tab key to proceed to the column for "Male" counts. When you have completed entering the Male statistics, Tab to the "Female" column and enter the statistics.  Please note that "Total " column will be calculated by the system and you will not be able to enter data into this column. If there are no statistics for a column, it can be left blank and the system will fill the column with zero during processing.

     The last line on the form should be used to capture the statistics for Part-time Civilian Employees. Use the Tab key to proceed to the column for "Male" counts. When you have completed entering the Male statistics, Tab to the "Female" column and enter the statistics.  Please note that "Total " column will be calculated by the system and you will not be able to enter data into this column. If there are no statistics for a column, it can be left blank and the system will fill the column with zero during processing.

    Depending on how you entered the screen, you will see either one or two links available to allow you to control the data entry process. If you have entered via the Status of Submissions screen, one link will be available. The "Submit" link  will process your Annual Report of Law Enforcement Employees submission for the year entered. If you have entered through the summary submission process, either via the wizard or the Summary Confirmation screen, you will have two links available to allow you to control the data entry process. Clicking on the  "Save Submission" link will save all statistics entered up to that point, in the event you are not able to complete entering all statistics for the current month's submission in one session. Clicking the "Continue" link will signal the system that you have completed entering Annual Report of Law Enforcement Employees  statistics.  The system will verify the data that has been entered, and return any errors for correction before moving to the next screen.

At any time during the data input, Help for the completion of the Annual Report of Law Enforcement Employees is available by clicking on the "Need Help?" link on the bottom of the page.  

 


See FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook for more information.