Providence at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Providence Police Department

  • 420 Officers
  • 90 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.35 Providence
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Providence Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding for Providence

Data was last updated November 28, 2022


We identified over $8.7M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Providence
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$206,352.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
PROVIDENCE, CITY OF THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM ALLOWS UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING TRIBES, TO SUPPORT A BROAD RANGE OF ACTIVITIES TO PREVENT AND CONTROL CRIME BASED ON THEIR OWN STATE AND LOCAL NEEDS AND CONDITIONS. GRANT FUNDS CAN BE USED FOR STATE AND LOCAL INITIATIVES, … Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$204,815.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
PROVIDENCE, CITY OF PROVIDENCE POLICE USE OF FORCE TRAINING AND COMMUNITY LIAISON. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$1,250,000.00 7/1/2020
6/30/2023
PROVIDENCE, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$181,836.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
PROVIDENCE, CITY OF PROVIDENCE POLICE PROTECTING THE COMMUNITY Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime

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Military equipment transfers

Data last updated January 10, 2023


$71.8K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Providence Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is TRUCK,ARMORED with 1 item valued at $65,070.00 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
2/15/2012 TRUCK,ARMORED
2320-01-074-7642
1 1 @ $65,070.00 $65,070.00 C 1
11/18/2002 RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER
1005-00-073-9421
12 12 @ $499.00 $5,988.00 D 1
5/7/1999 RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER
1005-00-589-1271
6 6 @ $138.00 $828.00 D 1