Boulder at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Boulder Police Department

  • 176 Officers
  • 88 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.66 Boulder
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding for Boulder

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $871.5K in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Boulder
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$63,075.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
BOULDER, CITY OF (INC) 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
$56,939.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
BOULDER, CITY OF (INC) IMPROVING PUBLIC SAFETY THROUGH OFFICER SAFETY AND PUBLIC EDUCATION Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$47,174.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
BOULDER, CITY OF (INC) IMPROVING PUBLIC SAFETY THROUGH OFFICER SAFETY AND PUBLIC EDUCATION Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$46,707.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
BOULDER, CITY OF (INC) OFFICER AND PUBLIC SAFETY 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 January 10, 2023


$150.8K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Boulder Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is UNMANNED VEHICLE,GROUND with 1 item valued at $77,060.00 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
1/15/2021 UNMANNED VEHICLE,GROUND
2360-01-663-1082
1 1 @ $77,060.00 $77,060.00 Q 3
7/14/2016 ILLUMINATOR,INFRARED
5855-01-533-0555
41 41 @ $1,800.00 $73,800.00 D 1

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated January 25, 2022


Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $125,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2020

Zayd Atkinson is a Black university student who was asked for identification by police to prove that he lived at his home while taking out his own trash. The City of Boulder approved a $125,000 payment to Atkinson in 2020.

The officer who confronted Atkinson resigned from the Boulder Police Department, and the Department enhanced oversight in response to national media coverage of the incident.

Compensation
$125,000.00