Chester at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Chester Police Department

  • 77 Officers
  • 3 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.38 Chester
  • 1.7 National average, cities with 25,000 to 49,999 population
  • 2.2 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 for Chester

Data was last updated November 4, 2021


We identified over $-69114.53 in federal grant funding, FY 2014-2024

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 10/1/2015
9/30/2019
CITY OF CHESTER CHESTER CITY WILL BE PURCHASING NEW PATROL VEHICLES WITH THE 2016 JAG GRANT FUNDS. THESE VEHICLES WILL REPLACE VEHICLES THAT CANNOT BE USED SAFELY TO PATROL CRIME AREAS. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$76,386.00 10/1/2014
9/30/2018
CITY OF CHESTER CHESTER CITY IS PLANNING ON PURCHASING THREE (3) FULLY EQUIPPED POLICE CRUISERS WITH THE 2015 JAG FUNDS TO REPLACE OLDER VEHICLES THAT ARE NO LONGER USEABLE. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$4,128.00 10/1/2013
9/30/2018
CITY OF CHESTER CHESTER CITY REQUESTS $10,000 TO DEVELOP A THREE TO FOUR YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN FOR RE-ENTERING CITIZENS IN THE CITY OF CHES TER. IN 2013, A REENTRY TEAM, COMPRISED OF STAKEHOLDERS FROM TH E FIELDS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, BUSINESS, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, S OCIAL SERVICES, AND CITY GOVERNMENT WAS APPOINT… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
($215,192.53) 6/1/2012
12/31/2021
CITY OF CHESTER COPS HIRING PROGRAM Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime

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.