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Table 1 Demographic data

From: A machine learning analysis of serious misconduct among Australian police

  Serious misconduct group (n = 600) Comparison group (n = 600)
Age 37.2 years 38.1 years
Gender 21.7% female
78.3% male
23.5% female
76.5% male
Duty type
  General Duties: 65.8% General Duties: 55%
Specialist Command: 34.2% Specialist Command: 45%
Final rank at time of analysis
  Constable: 27% Constable: 23%
Senior Constable: 57% Senior Constable: 60%
Sergeant: 13% Sergeant: 15%
Commissioned Officer: 3% Commissioned Officer: 3%
Years at rank 5.9 years 6.3 years
Length of service 12.6 years 12.87 years
Socio-economic status per geographic area 5.76 (out of 10) 6 (out of 10)
Income $88,391.70 per year $89,575.00 per year
Designated Detective 13% 10%
Awards or compliments 7.23 per officer 6.68 per officer
Dismissal proceedings 50.2% 0%
Prior remedial action for misconduct 72.1% 6%
Currently active employee 46.3% 64%
Secondary employment 44.3% 9.5%
Work in metropolitan areas 60% 62%