Illinois at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


States in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff in Illinois

  • 555 Agencies
  • 32,431 Officers
  • 11,771 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.81 Illinois
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated January 15, 2023


We identified over $765.6M in federal grant funding, FY 2014-2024

This amount represents funding at the state level, some of which may be passed on to cities and counties via sub-grants. It does not reflect any federal grant funding provided directly to cities or counties in Illinois.

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Illinois
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$575,000.00 3/15/2022
3/31/2024
SECRETARY OF STATE ILLINOIS THE FY 2022 COPS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT PROGRAM (TEP) INVITATIONAL SOLICITATION IS AN INVITATION-ONLY GRANT PROGRAM DESIGNED TO DEVELOP AND ACQUIRE EFFECTIVE EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGIES, AND INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS THAT ASSIST IN RESPONDING TO AND PREVENTING CRIME. THE OBJECTIVE IS TO PR… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$6,931,195.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
ILLINOIS CRIMINAL JUSTICE INFORMATION AUTHORITY THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM ALLOWS STATES 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, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, TRAINING, PERSON… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$3,504,495.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
ILLINOIS STATE POLICE HOMELAND SECURITY PREPAREDNESS Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$563,176.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT ALARM SYSTEM HOMELAND SECURITY PREPAREDNESS Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub

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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, or transfer data for this state has not yet been reviewed by our staff. This state may have also acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs which is not reported here.

Counties and cities we’re monitoring in Illinois

Data was last updated September 6, 2022


Counties

Counties monitored in: Illinois
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
County Population Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
Cook County 5109292 $137,903,547.78 $1,012,154.00 No None found

Cities

Cities monitored in: Illinois
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
City Population Officers per 1000 people Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
Aurora 182336 2.09 $497,231.27 $0.00 No None found
Champaign 89245 1.47 $1,204,636.00 $198,192.13 No None found
Chicago 2665064 4.62 $123,253,302.16 $2,063,087.62 Yes 12 settlements with policy changes and compensation totaling $329,435,000.00
Evanston 75538 2.33 $243,579.00 $0.00 No 1 settlement with compensation totaling $90,000.00
Naperville 148508 1.80 $99,850.00 $0.00 No 1 settlement with compensation totaling $430,000.00
Peoria 109221 2.02 $2,967,283.42 $77,060.00 No None found
Springfield 113331 2.31 $1,720,135.60 $1,851,965.03 No 1 settlement with compensation totaling $150,000.00