Dallas at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Dallas Police Department

  • 3,137 Officers
  • 509 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

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

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

Federal grant funding for Dallas

Data was last updated December 18, 2022


We identified over $40.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Dallas
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$250,000.00 9/1/2022
8/31/2024
DALLAS, CITY OF THE CITY OF DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT (DPD) WILL USE FUNDING TO PURSUE THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY BEST PRACTICES ACCREDITATION THROUGH THE TEXAS POLICE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION (TPCAF). THIS ACCREDITATION IS A VOLUNTARY PROCESS WHERE OUR DEPARTMENT WILL PROVE COMPLIANCE WITH 168 TEXAS LAW ENFOR… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$1,168,127.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
DALLAS, 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
$250,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2023
DALLAS, CITY OF DALLAS, TX CIT PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$135,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
DALLAS, CITY OF THE CITY OF DALLAS MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION PROJECT WILL FUND PERSONNEL, SUPPLIES, TRAVEL AND CONTRACTUAL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE DALLAS/FORT WORTH/ARLINGTON URBAN AREA SECURITY INITIATIVE (UASI) GRANT PROGRAM SUBAWARDS. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program 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.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated January 25, 2022


Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $6,900,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2010 - 2014

Between 2010 and 2014, Dallas spent $6.9 million on police misconduct cases.

In 2015, The Wall Street Journal released an analysis of settlement totals from instances of police misconduct among the ten largest local police departments in the nation. Many of the cases involved in the analysis involved alleged beatings, shootings, and wrongful imprisonment. The analysis determined that, between 2010 and 2014, the City of Dallas spent $6.9 million on police misconduct cases.

Compensation
$6,900,000.00