Dorchester County at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Dorchester County Sheriff's Office

  • 40 Officers
  • 4 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.35 Dorchester County
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding for Dorchester County

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $1.2M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Dorchester County
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$625,000.00 10/1/2022
9/30/2027
DORCHESTER, COUNTY OF THE PURPOSE OF THE COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) PROGRAM IS TO ADVANCE THE PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY POLICING THROUGH THE HIRE OR REHIRE OF ADDITIONAL CAREER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. FUNDING UNDER THIS AWARD PROGRAM WILL BE UTILIZED BY LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO HIRE AND REHIRE CAREER LAW ENFORCEM… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$12,867.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2023
DORCHESTER, COUNTY OF 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
$86,000.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2023
DORCHESTER, COUNTY OF THE PURPOSE OF THIS MICRO-GRANT PROGRAM IS TO FUND THE PURCHASE OR LEASE OF BODY-WORN CAMERAS (BWCS) THAT ARE IMPLEMENTED AS PART OF COMPREHENSIVE BWC PROGRAMS. LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND WORLDWIDE ARE USING BODY-WORN CAMERAS AS A PROMISING TOOL TO IMPROVE LAW ENFORCEMENT INTER… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.835 Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Sub
$85,785.00 9/1/2016
8/31/2019
DORCHESTER, COUNTY OF VARIOUS PROJECTS Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated January 10, 2023


$618.9K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office

The highest-value stock number reported is CAR,ARMORED,MINE DISPOSAL with 1 item valued at $460,000.00 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
4/25/2019 TRUCK,UTILITY
2320-01-380-8233
1 1 @ $88,634.00 $88,634.00 C 1
5/23/2017 CAR,ARMORED,MINE DISPOSAL
2355-20-001-9922
1 1 @ $460,000.00 $460,000.00 C 1
3/30/2015 FIRING DEVICE,NON-LETHAL
1095-01-526-7860
5 5 @ $1,207.00 $6,035.00 D 1
4/30/2013 TRUCK,UTILITY
2320-01-128-9551
1 1 @ $50,458.00 $50,458.00 C 1

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