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 for Lake Charles

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $1M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$36,676.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
CITY OF LAKE CHARLES 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
$42,670.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
CITY OF LAKE CHARLES 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
CITY OF LAKE CHARLES RADAR SPEED SIGNS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$44,309.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
CITY OF LAKE CHARLES PORTABLE BALLISTIC SHIELDS 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


$828.8K 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 @ $371.00 $8,904.00 D 1
8/18/2015 SIGHT ASSEMBLY,REFLEX
1240-01-440-5189
20 20 @ $402.00 $8,040.00 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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