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

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 28, 2022


We identified over $237.2K in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$0.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
CHESTER, COUNTY OF THE CITY OF SUNBURY PD IS COMMITTED TO BUILDING PUBLIC TRUST AND LEGITIMACY. THROUGH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ALPR, THESUNBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL HAVE AN INSTRUMENT TO SERVE AS AN EXTRA SET OF EYES SEARCHING FOR MISSING PERSONS OR THOSE WANTED FOR COMMITTING CRIMES. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$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
$91,194.00 10/1/2013
9/30/2017
CITY OF CHESTER AT THIS TIME CHESTER HAS NOT USED ANY AWARDED FUNDS FROM THE 2014 JAG GRANT. CHESTER IS PLANNING ON PURCHASING 2 NEW FULLY EQUIPPED VEHICLES, A BREATHALYZER MACHINE AS WELL AS BROCHURES AND A LAMINATING MACHINE WITH THE 2014 FUNDS. THEY ARE ALSO PLANNING ON USING THE 2014 FUNDS FOR OVERTIME HOURS… 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 January 10, 2023


$371 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 $371.00 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 @ $371.00 $371.00 D 0