Dallas at a glance
Population by race and Hispanic origin
Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations
Full-time law enforcement staff, Dallas Police Department
- 3,118 Officers
- 643 Civilian staff
Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents
- 2.31 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 May 29, 2023
We identified over $41.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023
Grant funding over time
Grant funding by federal department
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
We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $6,900,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
|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.