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 for Oakland

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $35.5M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$1,875,000.00 10/1/2022
9/30/2027
OAKLAND, CITY OF THE PURPOSE OF THE COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) PROGRAM IS TO ADVANCE THE PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY POLICING THROUGH THE HIRE OR REHIRE OF ADDITIONAL CAREER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. FUNDING UNDER THIS AWARD PROGRAM WILL BE UTILIZED BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO HIRE AND REHIRE CAREER LAW ENFORCEM… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$695,997.00 10/1/2022
9/30/2025
OAKLAND, CITY OF THE CITY OF OAKLAND HAS A PROVEN TRACK RECORD OF SUCCESS WHEN ADDRESSING VIOLENT GUN CRIME IN A CONCERTED WAY.  WITH THE LAUNCH OF CEASEFIRE IN 2012, THE HOMICIDE RATE FELL OVER 50 PERCENT FROM 2012-2018 (APPENDIX 4: PROBLEM ANALYSIS, PUBLIC EXCERPT, BARAO AND BRAGA).  FROM THE LATEST FBI UCR DATA … Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$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

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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.