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 for Las Vegas

Data was last updated November 28, 2022


We identified over $58.7M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$3,000,000.00 3/15/2022
3/31/2024
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT THE FY 2022 COPS OFFICE TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT PROGRAM (TEP) INVITATIONAL SOLICITATION IS AN INVITATION-ONLY GRANT PROGRAM DESIGNED TO DEVELOP AND ACQUIRE EFFECTIVE EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGIES, AND INTEROPERABLE COMMUNICATIONS THAT ASSIST IN RESPONDING TO AND PREVENTING CRIME. THE OBJECTIVE IS TO PR… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$3,833,800.00 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
$856,304.54 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT SNCTC UASI SUSTAIN Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$670,470.75 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT SNCTC SHSP SUSTAIN Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated January 10, 2023


$4M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is TRUCK,TANK with 1 item valued at $396,130.00 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
11/4/2022 CUTTER,STRAP
5110-01-578-4889
50 50 @ $21.09 $1,054.50 A 1
11/4/2022 BANDAGE,GAUZE
6510-01-503-2117
600 600 @ $3.35 $2,010.00 A 1
10/12/2022 FORKLIFT
3930-DS-FOR-KLIF
1 1 @ $21,774.00 $21,774.00 A 0
5/17/2022 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-411-1265
23 23 @ $371.00 $8,533.00 D 1

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Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data 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