Lafayette at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Lafayette Police Department

  • 132 Officers
  • 52 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.83 Lafayette
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding for Lafayette

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $2.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Lafayette
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$38,458.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
CITY OF LAFAYETTE 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
$35,220.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
CITY OF LAFAYETTE PURCHASING OF (6) PORTABLE POLICE RADIOS/ (17) PERSONAL LOCATORS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$29,261.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
CITY OF LAFAYETTE LAFAYETTE AND TIPPECANOE COUNTY FY20 JAG PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$35,308.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
CITY OF LAFAYETTE CITY OF LAFAYETTE AND TIPPECANOE COUNTY FY19 JAG PROJECT 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


$977.5K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Lafayette Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE with 1 item valued at $705,421.00 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
12/7/2022 HAND TOOLS, EDGED, NONPOWERED
5110-DS-HAN-DTNP
40 40 @ $5.00 $200.00 A 0
12/7/2022 HAMMER, NON-POWERED
5120-DS-HAM-MER0
6 6 @ $900.00 $5,400.00 A 0
12/7/2022 HAND TOOLS, NONEDGED, NONPOWERED
5120-DS-HAN-DTOO
3 3 @ $6,835.40 $20,506.20 A 0
12/7/2022 SAW, POWER
5130-DS-SAW-0002
1 1 @ $250.00 $250.00 A 0

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