San Jose at a glance
Population by race and Hispanic origin
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Full-time law enforcement staff, San Jose Police Department
- 1,161 Officers
- 463 Civilian staff
Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents
- 1.14 San Jose
- 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
- 2.2 National average
These figures reflect the San Jose Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.
Federal grant funding for San Jose
Data was last updated November 20, 2022
We identified over $13.6M 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|
|SAN JOSE, CITY OF THE SAN JOSE POLICE DEPARTMENT LEMHWA IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT SUPPORTS DEPARTMENT’S GOAL IS TO ENHANCE WELLNESS SERVICES BY PROVIDING TRAININGS, DEVELOPING FAMILY SUPPORT TOOLS, SUICIDE PREVENTION, BOOSTING PEER SUPPORT RESOURCES FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL. THE PROGRAM WILL BE TO EXPAND ON PRIOR …||Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions||16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants||Prime|
|SAN JOSE, CITY OF BJA FY21 COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TOWARD PREVENTING AND ADDRESSING HATE CRIME||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
|SAN JOSE, 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|
|SAN JOSE, CITY OF 2021 JAG||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
Military equipment transfers
Data last updated January 10, 2023
$1M value of military equipment has been transferred to the San Jose Police Department
The highest-value stock number reported is MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE with 1 item valued at $733,000.00 each
Recent equipment transfers
|Ship date||Item and National Stock Number (NSN)||Quantity||Acquisition value, each||Acquisition value, total||DEMIL code||DEMIL IC|
|43||43 @ $371.00||$15,953.00||D||0|
|7/11/2014||PAN AND TILT ASSEMBLY,THERMAL VIEWER
|1||1 @ $3,571.00||$3,571.00||D||7|
|1||1 @ $1,107.98||$1,107.98||Q||3|
|5||5 @ $5,147.45||$25,737.25||C||1|
Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements
Data last updated January 25, 2022
We identified 2 publicly reported settlements that resulted in $6,125,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
A $6 million settlement was awarded to Andy Martin who was run over by a police SUV.
On March 2, 2018, Martin got into a verbal altercation with a security guard at Eastridge Mall which led to the guard calling the police. Martin and his cousin were approached by SJPD officer Alexandre Ribeiro who was in his patrol SUV. Court records say the officer drove off the road over a curb onto the jogging trail Martin was on with his cousin. When Martin moved out of the vehicle’s way, Officer Ribeiro swerved to hit the plaintiff and then backed over his body. Martin suffered pelvis fractures, a broken ankle, nerve damage and other lasting injuries.
In 2018, San Jose paid a $125,000 settlement to five men who were wrongfully arrested for lewd conduct.
In 2018, the City of San Jose paid a $125,000 settlement to five men who were arrested for lewd conduct in an undercover operation and ultimately found to be innocent. The investigation that resulted in these charges targeted and discriminated against the gay community.