Pittsburg at a glance
Population by race and Hispanic origin
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Full-time law enforcement staff, Pittsburg Police Department
- 81 Officers
- 21 Civilian staff
Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents
- 1.11 Pittsburg
- 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
- 2.2 National average
These figures reflect the Pittsburg Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.
Federal grant funding for Pittsburg
Data was last updated November 20, 2022
We identified over $1M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023
Grant funding over time
Grant funding by federal department
|Amount||Start and end dates||Recipient and description||Awarding agency||CFDA program||Type|
|PITTSBURG, CITY OF 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|
|PITTSBURG, CITY OF PITTSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT TRAFFIC SAFETY AND FATALITY PREVENTION PROJECT||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
|PITTSBURG, CITY OF CHP||Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions||16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants||Prime|
|PITTSBURG, CITY OF FY 20 LOCAL JAG PROGRAM||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
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.
Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements
Data last updated January 25, 2022
We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $7,300,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
Humberto Martinez was killed during an encounter with Pittsburg, California police in 2016 during which he was subjected to a carotid hold for 50 seconds resulting in his death. The claim was settled for $7.3 million in 2020.
Mr. Martinez fled a traffic stop and was restrained by Pittsburg Police inside a stranger’s home. The use of the carotid hold has since been banned by the City of Pittsburg. This settlement is one of the largest payments made to a victim of a police killing in California history.