Atlanta at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Atlanta Police Department

  • 1,548 Officers
  • 467 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 3.01 Atlanta
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Atlanta 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 7, 2022


We identified over $49.5M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Atlanta
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$439,088.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
ATLANTA, CITY OF JAG 2021 ATLANTA: 15 FULLY EQUIPPED UNMARKED PATROL CARS; FULTON COUNTY: UNMARKED PATROL CAR, BALLISTIC ARMOR, CENTENNIAL BADGES, LAPTOPS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$425,320.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
ATLANTA, CITY OF JAG 2020 ATLANTA Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$2,000,000.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2022
ATLANTA, CITY OF FY 19 BODY WORN CAMERA PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.835 Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Prime
$517,651.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
ATLANTA, CITY OF JAG 2019ATLANTA: MARKED PATROL CARSFULTON COUNTY : JUNIOR D.A./LEGAL LIVES PROGRAMS; PORTABLE RADIO UPGRADE; BALLISTIC VEST/CANINE CAMERA; SERVICE PROVIDER DATABASE/SUPPLIES. 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


$1.1M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Atlanta Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is HELICOPTER,MEDEVAC with 1 item valued at $948,158.00 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
8/30/2017 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-576-6134
24 24 @ $469.00 $11,256.00 D 1
8/30/2017 MAGAZINE,CARTRIDGE
1005-01-561-7200
150 150 @ $16.17 $2,425.50 D 1
8/17/2017 ADAPTER RAIL,WEAPON MOUNTED
1005-01-452-3527
24 24 @ $85.63 $2,055.12 D 7
2/21/2017 TRANSMISSION ASSY,H
1680-00-183-0834
1 1 @ $98,144.00 $98,144.00 Q 3

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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 $4,900,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2010

In 2010, Atlanta paid $4.9 million to the family of a woman killed during an illegal raid; the city also spent nearly $4 million in legal settlements involving the police department from 2015 to 2018.

In 2010, the City of Atlanta paid the family of Kathryn Johnston—a 92-year-old woman who was killed during an illegal raid of her home—a $4.9 million settlement. A local news source also determined that Atlanta paid out nearly $4 million in 22 legal settlements involving the Atlanta Police Department from 2015 to 2018.

Compensation
$4,900,000.00