Chester at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Chester Police Department

  • 81 Officers
  • 2 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 2.44 Chester
  • 1.7 National average, cities with 25,000 to 49,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Chester 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 $237.2K in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Chester
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$65,564.00 10/01/2015
09/30/2019
DELAWARE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA CHESTER, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$76,386.00 10/01/2014
09/30/2018
DELAWARE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA CHESTER, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$91,194.00 10/01/2013
09/30/2017
DELAWARE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA CHESTER, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$4,128.00 10/01/2013
09/30/2018
PENNSYLVANIA COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY CHESTER, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub

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Military Equipment Transfers

Data last updated April 4, 2022


$333 value of military equipment has been transferred to the Chester Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is SIGHT,REFLEX with 1 item valued at $333.00 each

Recent equipment transfers

Military equipment transfers
Ship date Item and National Stock Number (NSN) Quantity Acquisition value, each Acquisition value, total DEMIL code DEMIL IC
9/10/2014 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-540-3690
1 1 @ $333.00 $333.00 D 1