Ferguson at a glance
Population by race and Hispanic origin
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Full-time law enforcement staff, Ferguson Police Department
- 30 Officers
- 11 Civilian staff
Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents
- 1.5 Ferguson
- 1.9 National average, cities with 10,000 to 24,999 population
- 2.2 National average
These figures reflect the Ferguson Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.
Federal grant funding for Ferguson
Data was last updated October 7, 2021
We identified over $250K in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023
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Grant funding over time
Grant funding by federal department
|Amount||Start and end dates||Recipient and description||Awarding agency||CFDA program||Type|
|CITY OF FERGUSON POLICE DEPARTMENT CHP||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants||Prime|
Military equipment transfers
Data last updated January 10, 2023
$49.8K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Ferguson Police Department
The highest-value stock number reported is TRUCK,UTILITY with 1 item valued at $49,897.00 each
Recent equipment transfers
|Ship date||Item and National Stock Number (NSN)||Quantity||Acquisition value, each||Acquisition value, total||DEMIL code||DEMIL IC|
|1||1 @ $49,897.00||$49,897.00||C||1|
Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements
Data last updated January 25, 2022
Ferguson has a consent decree with the Department of Justice that went into effect on Apr 19, 2016.
We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $1,500,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
Ferguson paid $1.5 million to the family of Michael Brown in 2017.
In 2017, the City of Ferguson paid $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown, who was killed by officer Darren Wilson in 2014.