Rocky Mount at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Rocky Mount Police Department

  • 145 Officers
  • 38 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.74 Rocky Mount
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Rocky Mount 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 $1.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Rocky Mount
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$38,909.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
ROCKY MOUNT, (INC) CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT POLICE DEPARTMENT / NASH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE JAG 2021 EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENT GRANT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$37,794.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
ROCKY MOUNT, (INC) CITY OF FY 19 LOCAL JAG Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$44,145.00 10/1/2017
9/30/2021
ROCKY MOUNT, (INC) CITY OF FY18 JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$49,654.00 10/1/2016
9/30/2020
ROCKY MOUNT, (INC) CITY OF FY 17 JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program 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.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated January 26, 2022

Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $250,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2021

A man was awarded $250,000 to settle a lawsuit where he claimed that he was assaulted and unlawfully arrested by a police officer.

Harold Cox filed suit, claiming that officer Michael Lamm body slammed him to the ground on September 7, 2018, and shattered his hip when trying to defuse an altercation between him and two women. Cox’s injuries required medical attention. Over a year and a half after the incident occurred, Cox was served an arrest warrant when Lamm falsely stated that Cox assaulted one of the women by hitting her with a homemade doorstop. The District Attorney’s Office eventually dismissed the charges.

Compensation
$250,000.00