Jackson at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Jackson Police Department

  • 202 Officers
  • 37 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 3.01 Jackson
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding for Jackson

Data was last updated November 28, 2022


We identified over $3.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Jackson
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$36,898.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2024
JACKSON, CITY OF EFLEA EMERGENCY FUNDING. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$47,776.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
JACKSON, 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
$45,876.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
JACKSON, CITY OF THIS PROJECT WILL GO TOWARD THE FUNDING OF ONE (1) UNIFORMED OFFICER WITHIN OUR COURTS TO PROVIDE COURT SECURITY AND WILL BE USED FOR THE PURCHASE OF BODY WORN CAMERAS FOR POLICE OFFICERS ON PATROL. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$38,643.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
JACKSON, CITY OF EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM FY 2020 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


$5.7M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Jackson Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is HELICOPTER,FLIGHT TRAINER with 1 item valued at $833,400.00 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
12/21/2022 RANGE FINDER,LASER
1240-01-617-4930
1 1 @ $100.00 $100.00 Q 3
12/1/2022 TOOL KIT,REPAIRMAN'S,SMALL ARMS
5180-00-357-7770
1 1 @ $1,774.00 $1,774.00 A 1
12/1/2022 TENT
8340-DS-TEN-T000
1 1 @ $2,000.00 $2,000.00 A 0
12/1/2022 FIRST AID KIT,UNIVERSAL
6545-01-530-0929
23 23 @ $107.36 $2,469.28 A 1

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Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated January 26, 2022


Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $1,050,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2020

In 2020, The City of Jackson approved a settlement just over $1 million, which arose from problems with arrest warrants that led two city residents to alleged that they had been wrongfully detained

City attorneys handling the case have stated that the issues leading to this lawsuit have probably been ongoing for over three years, and other city officials claim that they have been going on for decades. If it continued, this lawsuit could have implicated tens of thousands of warrants.

Compensation
$1,050,000.00