Mobile at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Mobile Police Department

  • 459 Officers
  • 142 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.89 Mobile
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Mobile Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding for Mobile

Data was last updated October 15, 2023


We identified over $7.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2014-2024

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Mobile
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$163,977.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
CITY OF MOBILE THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM ALLOWS UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING TRIBES, TO SUPPORT A BROAD RANGE OF ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL CRIME BASED ON THEIR OWN STATE AND LOCAL NEEDS AND CONDITIONS. GRANT FUNDS CAN BE USED FOR STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVES, … Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$50,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
CITY OF MOBILE PURCHASE EQUIPMENT TO COMBAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EXTREMISM Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$27,580.00 1/1/2021
12/31/2022
CITY OF MOBILE HIDTA Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Sub
$73,177.50 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
CITY OF MOBILE 2021 MOBILE AREA LAW ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVE PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated January 11, 2024


$12.4K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Mobile Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER with 25 items valued at $499.00 each

Recent equipment transfers

Military equipment transfers
Ship date Item and National Stock Number (NSN) Quantity Acquisition value, each Acquisition value, total DEMIL code DEMIL IC
8/16/2012 RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER
1005-00-073-9421
25 25 @ $499.00 $12,475.00 D 1