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

  • 1,535 Officers
  • 241 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 2.55 Prince George's County
  • 2.3 National average

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated November 16, 2021


We identified over $12.3M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

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
$156,491.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
PRINCE GEORGES, COUNTY GOVERNMENT THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$322,893.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2022
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND PRINCE GEORGES, COUNTY GOVERNMENT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$208,838.00 10/01/2017
09/30/2019
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND PRINCE GEORGES, COUNTY GOVERNMENT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$152,360.00 10/01/2017
09/30/2019
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE STATE OF MARYLAND PRINCE GEORGES, COUNTY GOVERNMENT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub

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Military Equipment Transfers

Data last updated April 4, 2022


$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 was 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