Walnut Creek at a glance

Population by race and Hispanic origin

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Full-time law enforcement staff, Walnut Creek Police Department

  • 75 Officers
  • 35 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.08 Walnut Creek
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Walnut Creek Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding for Walnut Creek

We were unable to locate any federal grant funding for this location based on our standard search parameters. Learn more about the grant programs we are tracking.

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 last updated January 25, 2022


We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $4,000,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Year Description Outcome

Walnut Creek government officials announced a $4 million payout to a family of an individual who was shot and killed by police. Miles Hall, a Black man, was fatally shot by officers in 2019 during a mental health episode.

Hall’s family called the police the day of Miles’s death hoping that officers could help manage him safely. Hall suffered from a schizoaffective disorder. This payment settles a civil suit, but a criminal investigation is underway to determine whether the officers involved are guilty of unlawful use of force.