Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities

The Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities subsector groups government establishments engaged in the administration of justice, public order, and safety programs.

9221 Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities

92211 Courts
See industry description for 922110 below.

922110 Courts
This industry comprises civilian courts of law (except Indian tribal and Alaska Native courts). Included in this industry are civilian courts, courts of law, and sheriffs' offices conducting court functions only.

Cross-References.


92212 Police Protection
See industry description for 922120 below.

922120 Police Protection
This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in criminal and civil law enforcement, police, traffic safety, and other activities related to the enforcement of the law and preservation of order. Combined police and fire departments are included in this industry.

Cross-References.


92213 Legal Counsel and Prosecution
See industry description for 922130 below.

922130 Legal Counsel and Prosecution
This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in providing legal counsel or prosecution services for the government.

Illustrative Examples:
Attorney generals' offices; Public defenders' offices; District attorneys' offices; Public prosecutors' offices.

Cross-References.


92214 Correctional Institutions
See industry description for 922140 below.

922140 Correctional Institutions
This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in managing and operating correctional institutions. The facility is generally designed for the confinement, correction, and rehabilitation of adult and/or juvenile offenders sentenced by a court.

Illustrative Examples:
Correctional institutions, public administration; Penitentiaries, public administration; Detention centers, public administration; Prisons, public administration; Jails, public administration.

Cross-References.

  • Government establishments primarily engaged in operating half-way houses for ex-criminal offenders and delinquent youths are classified in Industry 623990, Other Residential Care Facilities; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in managing or operating correctional facilities owned by others are classified in Industry 561210, Facilities Support Services.

92215 Parole Offices and Probation Offices
See industry description for 922150 below.

922150 Parole Offices and Probation Offices
This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in judicially administering probation offices, parole offices and boards, and pardon boards.

Cross-References.

  • Government establishments primarily engaged in providing probation, parole, and pardon activities as an integral part of a central administrative corrections' office are classified in Industry 922140, Correctional Institutions.

92216 Fire Protection
See industry description for 922160 below.

922160 Fire Protection
This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in fire fighting and other related fire protection activities. Government establishments providing combined fire protection and ambulance or rescue services are classified in this industry.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in


92219 Other Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
See industry description for 922190 below.

922190 Other Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in public order and safety (except courts, police protection, legal counsel and prosecution, correctional institutions, parole offices, probation offices, pardon boards, and fire protection). These establishments include the general administration of public order and safety programs. Government establishments responsible for the collection of statistics on public safety are included in this industry.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in

  • Serving as civilian courts of law (except Indian tribal and Alaska Native) - classified in Industry 922110, Courts;
  • Criminal and civil law enforcement, police, traffic safety and similar activities related to the enforcement of law - classified in Industry 922120, Police Protection;
  • Providing legal counsel to or prosecution services for their governments - classified in Industry 922130, Legal Counsel and Prosecution;
  • The confinement, correction, and rehabilitation of adult and juvenile offenders sentenced by a court - classified in Industry 922140, Correctional Institutions;
  • Judicially administering probation offices, parole offices and boards, and pardon boards - classified in Industry 922150, Parole Offices and Probation Offices; and
  • Fire fighting and other related fire protection activities - classified in Industry 922160, Fire Protection.

 

Information courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau.