NAICS 5 Digit Industry 92212

Industry 92212

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 92212 – Police Protection

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 92212: See industry description for NAICS 922120 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 922120: 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 for Industry 92212

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 92212. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Government establishments primarily engaged in prosecution are classified in Industry NAICS 922130, Legal Counsel and Prosecution;
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in collection of law enforcement statistics are classified in Industry NAICS 922190, Other Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities;
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in providing police service for the military or National Guard are classified in Industry NAICS 928110, National Security;
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in providing police service for tribal governments are classified in Industry NAICS 921150, American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments;
  • Government establishments primarily engaged in enforcing immigration laws are classified in Industry NAICS 928120, International Affairs;
  • Sheriffs’ offices conducting court functions only are classified in Industry NAICS 922110, Courts; and
  • Private establishments primarily engaged in providing security and investigation services are classified in Industry 56161, Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 92212

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 92212. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Alcohol, tobacco, and firearms control
  • Criminal investigation offices, government
  • DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration)
  • Drug enforcement agencies and offices
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Federal police services
  • Highway patrols, police
  • Housing police, government
  • Marshals’ offices
  • Park police
  • Police academies
  • Police and fire departments, combined
  • Police departments (except American Indian or Alaska Native)
  • Sheriffs’ offices (except court functions only)
  • State police
  • Transit police

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 92: Public Administration
    • Subsector 922: Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
      • Industry Group 9221: Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
        • Industry 92212: Police Protection (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 922120: Police Protection

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