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.
|Amount||Start and end dates||Recipient and description||Awarding agency||CFDA program||Type|
|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|
|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|
|LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT SNCTC UASI SUSTAIN||Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency||97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program||Sub|
|LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT SNCTC SHSP SUSTAIN||Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency||97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program||Sub|
Recent equipment transfers
|Ship date||Item and National Stock Number (NSN)||Quantity||Acquisition value, each||Acquisition value, total||DEMIL code||DEMIL IC|
|50||50 @ $21.09||$1,054.50||A||1|
|600||600 @ $3.35||$2,010.00||A||1|
|1||1 @ $21,774.00||$21,774.00||A||0|
|23||23 @ $371.00||$8,533.00||D||1|
We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $5,000,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
|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.