Cleveland at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Cleveland Police Department

  • 1,546 Officers
  • 242 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 4.08 Cleveland
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Cleveland 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 11, 2022


We identified over $36.5M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Cleveland
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$3,750,000.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2026
CLEVELAND, CITY OF FY21 COPS HIRING PROGRAM (CHP) Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$250,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2023
CLEVELAND, CITY OF CLEVELAND, OH CIT PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$656,153.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
CLEVELAND, CITY OF GREATER CLEVELAND AREA JAG Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$7,968,944.00 7/1/2020
6/30/2023
CLEVELAND, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants 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 25, 2022


Consent decree

Cleveland has a consent decree with the Department of Justice that went into effect on Jun 12, 2015.

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Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $13,200,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2014 - 2016

Cleveland paid more than $13.2 million in police misconduct settlements between 2014 and 2016, including a $6 million settlement following the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice

The City of Cleveland paid more than $13.2 million to settle police misconduct lawsuits between 2014 and 2016, including a $6 million settlement to the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot by Officer Timothy Loehmann in November 2014.

Compensation
$13,200,000.00