San Luis Obispo at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, San Luis Obispo Police Department

  • 59 Officers
  • 25 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 1.76 San Luis Obispo
  • 1.7 National average, cities with 25,000 to 49,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the San Luis Obispo 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 February 14, 2022


We identified over $153.5K in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: San Luis Obispo
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$14,077.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2022
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CITY OF THROW PHONE FOR SWAT AND THE CRISIS NEGOTIATIONS TEAM TO USE DURING EMERGENCY CALL OUTS. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$11,761.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2021
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CITY OF FY 20 LOCAL JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$12,859.00 10/01/2018
09/30/2020
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CITY OF FY 19 LOCAL JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$11,985.77 10/01/2017
09/30/2019
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CITY OF FY 18 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 April 4, 2022


$578.6K value of military equipment has been transferred to the San Luis Obispo Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is VIEWER,NIGHT VISION with 15 items valued at $17,092.78 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
3/25/2019 RANGE FINDER,LASER
1240-01-562-9459
3 3 @ $419.31 $1,257.93 D 1
1/9/2018 ILLUMINATOR,INTEGRATED,SMALL ARMS
5855-01-534-5931
18 18 @ $902.00 $16,236.00 D 1
6/8/2017 ILLUMINATOR,INTEGRATED,SMALL ARMS
5855-01-534-5931
4 4 @ $902.00 $3,608.00 D 1
5/15/2017 ILLUMINATOR,INTEGRATED,SMALL ARMS
5855-01-534-5931
1 1 @ $902.00 $902.00 D 1

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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 $70,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2020

Nick Regalia and Riley Manford received $70,000 in compensation from the City of San Luis Obispo after officers shot their dog in 2019.

An officer with the San Luis Obispo Police Department fired at the dog, claiming it was charging him, but this version of events was disputed by Regalia and Manford. The San Luis Obispo Police Department has implemented officer training on how to handle dog encounters.

Compensation
$70,000.00