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

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.43 Las Vegas
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 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 September 7, 2022


We identified over $47.9M 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
$3,453,000.00 1/1/2022
12/31/2023
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
$3,670,285.00 1/1/2021
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
$100,000.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2023
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT LVMPD PERSISTENT HOTSPOT GRANT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$40,000.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT FUNDS WILL ASSIST IN THE PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT FOR FORENSIC ANALYZE IN THE FIREARM DETAIL UNIT IN CASES INVOLVING THE USE OF A FIREARM. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated September 6, 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
5/17/2022 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-540-3690
12 12 @ $333.00 $3,996.00 D 1
5/17/2022 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-411-1265
23 23 @ $396.00 $9,108.00 D 1
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

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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