Las Vegas at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

  • 4,115 Officers
  • 1,601 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 3.38 Las Vegas
  • 2.5 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Las Vegas Metropolitan 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 November 4, 2021


We identified over $43.6M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Las Vegas
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$3,670,705.00 01/01/2021
12/31/2022
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT THE HIDTA PROGRAM REDUCES ILLICIT DRUG SUPPLY BY AIDING FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND TRIBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. PERFORMANCE IS MEASURED BY DISMANTLING/DISRUPTING DRUG TRAFFICKING AND MONEY LAUNDERING ORGANIZATIONS AND IMPROVING EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INITIATIVES. Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Prime
$3,694,013.00 01/01/2020
12/31/2021
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT SUPPORT OF INITIATIVES DESIGNED TO IMPLEMENT THE STRATEGY PROPOSED BY THE GRANTEES' GOVERNING HIDTA EXECUTIVE BOARD AND APPROVED BY ONDCP. Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Prime
$85,000.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
PUBLIC SAFETY, NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF LAS VEGAS, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$3,443,055.00 01/01/2019
12/31/2020
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT SUPPORT OF INITIATIVES DESIGNED TO IMPLEMENT THE STRATEGY PROPOSED BY THE GRANTEES' GOVERNING HIDTA EXECUTIVE BOARD AND APPROVED BY ONDCP. Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Prime

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Military Equipment Transfers

Data last updated April 4, 2022


$9.4M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is ENGINE,AIRCRAFT,TURBO-SHAFT with 10 items valued at $571,192.00 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
9/13/2021 TRUCK,TANK
2320-01-097-0249
1 1 @ $396,130.00 $396,130.00 Q 3
12/5/2017 BINOCULAR
1240-00-930-3833
8 8 @ $278.05 $2,224.40 D 1
3/18/2017 ILLUMINATOR,INTEGRATED,SMALL ARMS
5855-01-534-5931
50 50 @ $902.00 $45,100.00 D 1
8/17/2016 DETECTOR,METALLIC PARTICLE
1615-01-322-6652
1 1 @ $3,117.66 $3,117.66 Q 3

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Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated January 25, 2022

Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $5,000,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2011 - 2013

Between 2011 and 2013, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police paid more than $5 million in legal settlements.

Between 2011 and 2013, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police paid more than $5 million in legal settlements. This includes a $1.7 million settlement awarded to the estate of Trevon Cole who was shot and killed by police during a raid; a $1 million settlement awarded to the relatives of Dustin Boone, who died due to a chokehold used by officers; and a $1.5 million settlement for Dwayne Jackson, who was wrongfully convicted and served four years in prison due to a DNA mix-up.

Compensation
$5,000,000.00