Alabama at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


States in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff in Alabama

  • 385 Agencies
  • 11,862 Officers
  • 5,800 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.35 Alabama
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated May 29, 2023


We identified over $81.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2014-2024

This amount represents funding at the state level, some of which may be passed on to cities and counties via sub-grants. It does not reflect any federal grant funding provided directly to cities or counties in Alabama.

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Alabama
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$156,409.00 10/1/2022
9/30/2025
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CRIME IN ALABAMA IS INCREASING, IS BECOMING MORE VIOLENT, AND IT FREQUENTLY INVOLVES THE PRESENCE OF A FIREARM. SINCE 2010, THERE HAS BEEN AN 87% INCREASE IN HOMICIDES, A 56% INCREASE IN ASSAULTS, A 98% INCREASE IN AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULTS, AND A 60% INCREASE IN RAPE. DRUG OVERDOSE DEATHS IN AL… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Prime
$92,767.00 10/1/2022
9/30/2025
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF VIOLENT CRIME IS RISING THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA. HOWEVER, THE MOST PREDOMINANT FIREARMS/VIOLENT CRIME ISSUE IN THE DISTRICT REMAINS LOCALIZED IN THE CITY OF MONTGOMERY, AS WELL AS THE COUNTY. THE CITY OF MONTGOMERY HAS THE LARGEST POPULATION IN OUR DISTRICT AND STILL COMPRI… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Prime
$77,365.00 10/1/2022
9/30/2025
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA IS MADE UP OF THE 13 COUNTIES LOCATED IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE STATE.  THE MAJORITY OF THE DISTRICT CONSISTS OF RURAL AREAS WHICH ENCOMPASS SMALL MUNICIPALITIES.  MOBILE, THE DISTRICT’S LARGEST POPULATION CENTER, IS AT THE INTERSECTION OF TWO MAJOR NORTH-SOUTH… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Prime
$4,489,140.00 10/1/2022
9/30/2026
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS, ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ACCORDING TO AVAILABLE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) DATA, ALABAMA’S FIREARM MORTALITY RATE RANKS 5TH NATIONALLY WITH 23.6 DEATHS PER 100,000 IN 2020. THIS IS AN INCREASE FROM 2019 AND 2018 WHICH SAW A RATE OF 22.2(2019) AND 21.8(2018). ALABAMA RANKED 15TH NATIONALLY AMONG STATES … Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime

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Military equipment transfers


We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency, or transfer data for this state has not yet been reviewed by our staff. This state may have also acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs which is not reported here.

Counties and cities we’re monitoring in Alabama

Data was last updated November 15, 2022


Counties

Counties monitored in: Alabama
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
County Population Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
No Counties monitored in state

Cities

Cities monitored in: Alabama
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
City Population Officers per 1000 people Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
Auburn 76660 1.73 $231,880.03 $1,484,765.90 No None found
Birmingham 196353 4.48 $4,292,970.93 $466,556.63 No None found
Huntsville 222363 2.45 $3,051,956.12 $0.00 No None found
Mobile 183282 2.33 $7,805,741.33 $12,475.00 No None found
Montgomery 196986 2.37 $4,773,739.68 $807,586.04 No None found
Tuscaloosa 105797 3.21 $571,289.00 $5,766,072.77 No None found