Santa Monica at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Santa Monica Police Department

  • 212 Officers
  • 161 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 4.12 Santa Monica
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Santa Monica 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 $308.9K in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Santa Monica
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$54,255.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2024
SANTA MONICA, CITY OF SANTA MONICA POLICE DEPARTMENT FY 2021 JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$42,430.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
SANTA MONICA, CITY OF FY 20 LOCAL JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$38,063.00 10/01/2018
09/30/2022
SANTA MONICA, CITY OF SANTA MONICA POLICE DEPARTMENT OVERTIME OPERATIONS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$31,350.00 10/01/2017
09/30/2021
SANTA MONICA, 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


$32.3K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Santa Monica Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is SIGHT,THERMAL with 2 items valued at $11,999.00 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
1/16/2019 RANGE FINDER,LASER
1240-01-575-1105
1 1 @ $7,974.00 $7,974.00 D 7
1/4/2018 TRIPOD,PHOTOGRAPHIC
6760-01-587-5428
1 1 @ $400.00 $400.00 Q 3
11/18/2016 SIGHT,THERMAL
5855-01-524-4314
2 2 @ $11,999.00 $23,998.00 F 7

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 $42,600,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2020

The Santa Monica City Council voted to issue $42.6 million to the families of 23 victims who alleged that they had been sexually abused by a police department employee and member of the Police Activities League.

Eric Uller was accused of molesting several children whom he picked up from predominately Latino areas of the city, beginning in the 1980s. He used his job with the city to gain access to the boys, and the city had a series of reports on his behavior.

Compensation
$42,600,000.00