Lake Charles at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Lake Charles Police Department

  • 140 Officers
  • 34 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.77 Lake Charles
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Lake Charles 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 February 14, 2022


We identified over $992.3K in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Lake Charles
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$42,670.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
LAKE CHARLES, CITY OF FORENSIC MAPPING, IMAGING, AND 3D SCANNING STATION PROJECT. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$41,347.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
LAKE CHARLES, CITY OF RADAR SPEED SIGNS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$43,119.00 10/1/2017
9/30/2021
LAKE CHARLES, CITY OF PORTABLE BALLISTIC SHIELDS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$41,698.00 10/1/2016
9/30/2020
LAKE CHARLES, CITY OF CRITICAL INCIDENT COMMUNICATIONS ENHANCEMENT 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


$828.6K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Lake Charles Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE with 1 item valued at $733,000.00 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
8/31/2017 PACKBOT 510 WITH FASTAC REMOTELY CONTROLLED VEHICLE
1385-01-593-6219
1 1 @ $77,000.00 $77,000.00 Q 3
12/15/2015 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-411-1265
24 24 @ $396.00 $9,504.00 D 1
8/18/2015 SIGHT ASSEMBLY,REFLEX
1240-01-440-5189
20 20 @ $360.00 $7,200.00 D 1
3/6/2014 MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
2355-01-590-1660
1 1 @ $733,000.00 $733,000.00 C 1

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