Prince George's County at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Prince George's County Police Department

  • 1,444 Officers
  • 224 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.98 Prince George's County
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding for Prince George's County

Data was last updated November 19, 2023


We identified over $19.2M in federal grant funding, FY 2014-2024

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Prince George's County
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$190,608.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
PRINCE GEORGE'S 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
$31,768.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY MARYLAND THE FUNDS ALLOCATED FROM BJAG WILL BE USED TO PROCURE A WELLNESS APP SUBSCRIPTION (SOFTWARE) WILL BE PURCHASED FOR THE USE OF EMPLOYEES TO DOWNLOAD ON MOBILE PHONES SO THEY CAN ADDRESS ANXIETIES AND OTHER EMOTIONAL ISSUES. ALSO, INCENTIVES WILL BE USED PURCHASED TO ENCOURAGE STAFF TO PARTICIPATE I… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$494,044.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY MARYLAND OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF CIVIL DISTRUBANCE AT LARGE SCALE EVENTS, CBRNE UNIT, CIRTICAL INFRASTRUCTURE UNIT, EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS, PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$188,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY MARYLAND TACTICAL EQUIPMENT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT 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 July 9, 2024


$1.2K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Prince George's County Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER with 4 items valued at $138.00 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
10/8/1999 RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER
1005-00-589-1271
4 4 @ $138.00 $552.00 D 1
11/7/1994 RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER
1005-00-589-1271
5 5 @ $138.00 $690.00 D 1

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated January 25, 2022


Settlements

We identified 3 publicly reported settlements that resulted in policy changes and $25,900,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2021

In July 2021, Prince George’s County officials agreed to pay a group of Black and Latino officers $2.3 million to settle a workplace discrimination and harassment lawsuit they brought against the police department in December 2018.

Members of the Hispanic National Law Enforcement Association and the United Black Police Officers Association filed a lawsuit against Prince George’s County Police Department alleging that the department does not properly handle allegations of discrimination or misconduct by White officers. The allegations detail several instances of racism towards community members and fellow officers. The agreement requires the department to implement changes to disciplinary procedures and equal employment opportunity policies.

Policy changes
Compensation
$2,300,000.00
2020

In September 2020, attorneys for Prince George's County, Maryland approved a settlement for $20 million for the family of William Green, a Black man who was fatally shot by police while handcuffed to a police cruiser.

William Green was 43 years old when he was shot and killed by a Prince George's County police officer, Corporal Michael A. Owen Jr. In addition to the settlement, second-degree murder charges have been filed against Owen. The settlement represents one of the largest payments for police misconduct settlements in U.S. history.

Compensation
$20,000,000.00
2012

In 2012, Prince George’s County, Maryland agreed to a settlement of $3.6 million for police misconduct.

In 2012, Prince George’s County, Maryland agreed to pay a settlement total of $3.6 million to 10 University of Maryland students who alleged they were wrongfully arrested, and several assaulted, following local riots in 2010.

Compensation
$3,600,000.00