Oakland at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Oakland Police Department

  • 740 Officers
  • 316 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.69 Oakland
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated November 22, 2021


We identified over $33.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Oakland
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$124,887.00 9/1/2020
8/31/2022
OAKLAND, CITY OF LEMHWA Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$473,992.00 10/1/2017
9/30/2021
OAKLAND, CITY OF THE OAKLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT (OPD) RELIES HEAVILY ON EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING TO UTILIZE BEST PRACTICES, ENSURE TRANSPARENCY AND BUILD PUBLIC TRUST. A PORTION OF THE FY2018 BYRNE JAG LOCAL GRANT FUNDS WILL BE USED TO (1) PURCHASE PORTABLE TVU TECHNOLOGY TO BE USED DURING LARGE CROWD AND CITYWIDE EME… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$535,324.00 10/1/2016
9/30/2020
OAKLAND, CITY OF THE OAKLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT (OPD) RELIES HEAVILY ON EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND TRAINING TO UTILIZE BEST PRACTICES, ENSURE TRANSPARENCY AND BUILD PUBLIC TRUST. A PORTION OF THE FY2017 BYRNE JAG LOCAL GRANT FUNDS ($220,000) WILL BE USED TO PURCHASE NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART COMPUTERS FOR OPD S HELICOPTER… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$1,875,000.00 9/1/2016
8/31/2019
OAKLAND, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants 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. It is possible that this location has acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs.