Pittsburg at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Pittsburg Police Department

  • 85 Officers
  • 18 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.16 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

Data was last updated September 8, 2022


We identified over $1M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Pittsburg
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$30,284.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
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
$125,000.00 7/1/2020
6/30/2023
PITTSBURG, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$22,342.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2021
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
$19,769.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2020
PITTSBURG, CITY OF FY 19 LOCAL JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program 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.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated January 25, 2022

Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $7,300,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2020

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.

Compensation
$7,300,000.00