Winston-Salem at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Winston-Salem Police Department

  • 498 Officers
  • 171 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 2.68 Winston-Salem
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Winston-Salem 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 $6.2M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Winston-Salem
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$699,608.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2022
WINSTON-SALEM, CITY OF FY 19 CGIC PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$192,045.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
WINSTON-SALEM, CITY OF FY 2020 JAG PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$182,029.00 10/01/2017
09/30/2021
WINSTON-SALEM, CITY OF FY18 JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$173,590.00 10/01/2015
09/30/2019
WINSTON-SALEM, CITY OF SAFE AND EFFECTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT IN FORSYTH COUNTY 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.