Lincoln at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Lincoln Police Department

  • 342 Officers
  • 139 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.17 Lincoln
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Lincoln Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated February 14, 2022


We identified over $4.5M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Lincoln
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$250,000.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2026
LINCOLN, CITY OF FY21 COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$125,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2023
LINCOLN, CITY OF LINCOLN, NE LEMHWA PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$142,929.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
LINCOLN, CITY OF LPD BJA BYRNE JAG GRANT PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$625,000.00 7/1/2020
6/30/2023
LINCOLN, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime

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Military equipment transfers


We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency. It is possible that this location has acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs.