Lancaster at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Lancaster Police Department

  • 143 Officers
  • 18 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.42 Lancaster
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Lancaster 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 $849.5K in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Lancaster
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$250,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2023
LANCASTER, CITY OF LANCASTER, PA CIT PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$51,894.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
LANCASTER, CITY OF LANCASTER, PA 2021 JAG Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$47,825.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
LANCASTER, CITY OF 2019 JAG Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$225,000.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2021
LANCASTER, CITY OF THE LANCASTER CITY BUREAU OF POLICE WILL IMPLEMENT A BODY-WORN CAMERA PROGRAM, INCLUDING THE ADOPTION OF A BODY-WORN CAMERA POLICY, TRAINING OF ALL OFFICERS, AND ISSUING A BODY-WORN CAMERA TO EVERY OFFICER. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.835 Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Sub

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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.