Tennessee at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


States in this database with the most similarly-sized populations:

Full-time law enforcement staff in Tennessee

  • 463 Agencies
  • 17,785 Officers
  • 10,346 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.58 Tennessee
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding


USA Spending grants to Tennessee at the state level have not yet been reviewed, please check back soon. To see grant funding to cities and counties within Tennessee, scroll down to the “Cities and counties we’re monitoring” section of this page. 

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, or transfer data for this state has not yet been reviewed by our staff. This state may have also acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs which is not reported here.

Counties and cities we’re monitoring in Tennessee

Data was last updated September 6, 2022


Counties

Counties monitored in: Tennessee
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
County Population Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
Knox County 466184 $2,781,075.10 $3,015,496.60 No None found
Shelby County 936611 $9,836,661.63 $2,072,577.08 No None found

Cities

Cities monitored in: Tennessee
Funding Misconduct and Settlements
City Population Officers per 1000 people Grant funding found Military equipment value Consent decree Public misconduct database Settlements
Chattanooga 181370 3.11 $1,321,596.87 $0.00 No None found
Clarksville 156092 2.28 $4,455,977.85 $0.00 No None found
Hendersonville 57888 2.39 $390,000.00 $1,526,346.88 No None found
Jackson 67036 3.55 $3,108,659.00 $6,333,324.00 No 1 settlement with compensation totaling $1,050,000.00
Knoxville 187487 2.62 $4,192,758.26 $833,459.00 No None found
Memphis 650910 3.94 $13,159,295.44 $1,233,948.00 No None found
Murfressboro 141704 2.13 $0.00 $455,940.00 No None found
Nashville 667070 2.79 $14,389,373.19 $292,349.00 No None found