Montgomery County at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Counties in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Montgomery County Police Department

  • 1,298 Officers
  • 484 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.25 Montgomery County
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding for Montgomery County

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $25.2M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Montgomery County
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$130,022.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND 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
$210,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND LAW ENFORCEMENT SPECIALIZED VEHICLE ENHANCEMENTS Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$70,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND TACTICAL EQUIPMENT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$122,049.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND MCPD BJA FY 2021 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM €“ LOCAL SOLICITATION 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


$733K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Montgomery County 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
4/21/2014 MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
2355-01-590-1660
1 1 @ $733,000.00 $733,000.00 C 1

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated January 25, 2022


Settlements

We identified 2 publicly reported settlements that resulted in $445,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2021

Arnaldo Pesoa filed a lawsuit against the Montgomery County Police Department alleging that an officer used excessive force when arresting him in 2019. In July 2021, Montgomery County agreed to pay Pesoa $400,000 to settle the case.

Pesoa was arrested in Aspen Hill, Maryland in 2019. During the arrest, Officer Kevin Moris kneed Pesoa in the back of his head and neck after he was already restrained. Pesoa filed his lawsuit in 2020, alleging that he suffered a concussion and severe bleeding as a result of the knee to his head. After video evidence was presented, the Department agreed to settle the case.

Compensation
$400,000.00
2017

In 2017, Montgomery County, Maryland paid a $45,000 settlement for a wrongful arrest.

In 2017, Montgomery County, Maryland reached a $45,000 settlement with photographer Mannie Garcia for a 2011 wrongful arrest.

Compensation
$45,000.00