San Jose at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, San Jose Police Department

  • 1,170 Officers
  • 461 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

Data was last updated September 8, 2022


We identified over $15.4M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: San Jose
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$833,333.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2024
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
$356,965.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
SAN JOSE, CITY OF 2021 JAG Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$2,500,000.00 7/1/2020
6/30/2023
SAN JOSE, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$290,569.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
SAN JOSE, CITY OF FY 20 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

Data last updated September 6, 2022


$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

Military equipment transfers
Ship date Item and National Stock Number (NSN) Quantity Acquisition value, each Acquisition value, total DEMIL code DEMIL IC
3/5/2015 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-540-3690
43 43 @ $333.00 $14,319.00 D 1
7/11/2014 PAN AND TILT ASSEMBLY,THERMAL VIEWER
5855-01-511-2652
1 1 @ $3,137.00 $3,137.00 D 7
7/10/2014 TRAY,WEAPON,VEHICUL
2590-01-466-7250
1 1 @ $1,107.98 $1,107.98 Q 3
6/26/2014 CAMERA SYSTEM,RECONNAISSANCE
6720-01-568-1287
5 5 @ $5,147.45 $25,737.25 C 1

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Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated January 25, 2022

Settlements

We identified 2 publicly reported settlements that resulted in $6,125,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2021

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.

Compensation
$6,000,000.00
2018

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.

Compensation
$125,000.00