Allentown at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Allentown Police Department

  • 214 Officers
  • 20 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 1.92 Allentown
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Allentown 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 $5.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Allentown
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$52,998.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2024
ALLENTOWN, CITY OF CRISIS NEGOTIATION AND TRAFFIC CONTROL TECHNOLOGY Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$45,723.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
ALLENTOWN, CITY OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION UPDATES Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$150,000.00 10/01/2018
09/30/2021
ALLENTOWN, CITY OF BODY WORN CAMERA POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.835 Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Prime
$52,482.00 10/01/2018
09/30/2022
ALLENTOWN, CITY OF 2019 JOINT TRAINING FACILITY 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.