Anchorage at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Anchorage Police Department

  • 425 Officers
  • 167 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.49 Anchorage
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding for Anchorage

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $8.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Anchorage
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$349,999.89 9/1/2022
8/31/2024
ANCHORAGE, MUNICIPALITY OF (INC) MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE WILL USE FUNDING TO ENHANCE THE CURRENT CIT MODEL BY CREATING AN ADDITIONAL CO-RESPONSE TEAM.  THE NEWLY FORMED TEAM WILL INCREASE PUBLIC SAFETY BY EXPANDING CO-RESPONSE TEAM COVERAGE/AVAILABILITY. Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$250,000.00 9/1/2022
8/31/2024
ANCHORAGE, MUNICIPALITY OF (INC) THIS AWARD WILL BE USED TO PURCHASE VR EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING SYSTEM TO ENHANCE THEIR CURRENT ACADEMY AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAMS TO ALLOW ALL OFFICERS TO SAFELY AND EFFECTIVELY TRAIN IN REALITY BASED TRAINING SCENARIOS SUCH AS DE-ESCALATION, FAIR AND IMPARTIAL POLICING AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICA… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$890,000.00 12/1/2021
11/30/2024
ANCHORAGE, MUNICIPALITY OF (INC) FFY2021 BODY WORN CAMERA IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.835 Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Prime
$478,660.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
ANCHORAGE, MUNICIPALITY OF (INC) 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

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated January 10, 2023


$1.1M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Anchorage Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is UNMANNED VEHICLE,GROUND with 2 items valued at $254,262.00 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
12/8/2022 PRINTER
7025-DS-PRI-NT05
1 1 @ $299.78 $299.78 A 0
9/29/2022 PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES
2310-DS-PAS-SMOT
1 1 @ $5,000.00 $5,000.00 A 0
9/8/2022 LINER,WET WEATHER PONCHO
8405-01-547-2559
40 40 @ $39.48 $1,579.20 A 1
8/10/2022 CASE,DEMOLITION CHARGE
1375-01-514-1646
3 3 @ $288.00 $864.00 D 1

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