Memphis at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Memphis Police Department

  • 2,064 Officers
  • 499 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 3.18 Memphis
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Memphis 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 $13.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Memphis
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$409,467.50 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
MEMPHIS, CITY OF GRANT FUNDS WILL PROVIDE EQUIPMENT FOR THE PURPOSE OF IMPLEMENTING LAW ENFORCEMENT VIOLENT CRIME REDUCTION STRATEGIES AND RESPONDING INCIDENTS PRIORITIZING PUBLIC AND OFFICER SAFETY. THE FUNDS WILL ENHANCE CRIME REDUCTION STRATEGIES BY INCREASING SUCCESSFUL INVESTIGATIONS THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF THE… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$401,193.00 10/1/2016
3/31/2019
MEMPHIS, CITY OF MEMPHIS LPR/GSR TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$149,999.08 10/1/2016
9/30/2018
MEMPHIS, CITY OF GUNSTAT: MEMPHIS MODEL Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Prime
$245,923.00 10/1/2016
9/30/2020
MEMPHIS, CITY OF JAG - COMMUNITY CRIME PREVENTION - THE PROJECTS FUNDED IN THIS PROGRAM AREA SEEK TO DEVELOP AND EMPOWER COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH ENHANCED POLICE LEADERSHIP, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PROJECTS THAT IMPLEMENT HIGH QUALITY POLICE SERVICES. THE PARTNERSHIP CONCEPT IS CENTRAL TO THE EFFECTIVE IMPL… 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 September 6, 2022


$1.2M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Memphis Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE with 1 item valued at $658,000.00 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
8/1/2019 MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
2355-01-596-1330
1 1 @ $575,000.00 $575,000.00 C 1
3/17/2016 MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
2355-01-553-4634
1 1 @ $658,000.00 $658,000.00 C 1
4/28/2011 RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER
1005-00-589-1271
1 1 @ $138.00 $138.00 D 1
8/25/2010 RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER
1005-00-856-6885
1 1 @ $120.00 $120.00 D 1

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