El Paso at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, El Paso Police Department

  • 1,189 Officers
  • 266 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.74 El Paso
  • 2.3 National average, cities with 250,000+ population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding for El Paso

Data was last updated December 18, 2022


We identified over $33.2M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: El Paso
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$2,429,392.00 1/1/2022
12/31/2023
EL PASO, CITY OF THE HIDTA PROGRAM REDUCES ILLICIT DRUG SUPPLY BY AIDING FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND TRIBAL LAW ENFORCEMENT. PERFORMANCE IS MEASURED BY DISMANTLING/DISRUPTING DRUG TRAFFICKING AND MONEY LAUNDERING ORGANIZATIONS AND IMPROVING EFFECTIVENESS OF THE INITIATIVES. Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Prime
$0.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
EL PASO, CITY OF THE EL PASO POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING TO REPLACE TWO OBSOLETE LEKTRIEVER STORAGE UNITS FOR MUGSHOT PHOTO NEGATIVES. THE DEPT. IS ALSO SEEKING TO REPLACE FOUR SCANNER UNITS THAT PRODUCE ELECTRONIC IMAGE FILES FROM PAPER DOCUMENTS. REPLACING OLD EQUIPMENT WILL ELIMINATE RISK OF IMMINENT CATASTROPH… Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$1,371,163.35 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
EL PASO, CITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S OPERATION STONEGARDEN (OPSG) PROJECT WILL PROVIDE FUNDING TO ACCOMPLISH A HIGH VISIBILITY ENFORCEMENT PRESENCE THAT WILL DETECT, DETER AND/OR INTERDICT CRIMINAL AND/OR TERRORIST ACTIVITY THROUGH UTILIZATION OF OVERTIME AS A FORCE MUL Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$450,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
EL PASO, CITY OF THE CITY OF EL PASO'S MATRIX FUSION CENTER SUSTAINMENT AND ENHANCEMENT PROJECT WILL DIRECTLY SUPPORT INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION SHARING CAPABILITIES WITHIN THE REGION THROUGH FUNDING SALARIES FOR FOUR FUSION CENTER INTELLIGENCE ANALYSTS, MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT INFORMATION SHA… Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub

View all grants

Military equipment transfers

Data last updated January 10, 2023


$183.2K value of military equipment has been transferred to the El Paso Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is HELICOPTER,OBSERVATION with 1 item valued at $159,398.00 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
3/19/2015 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-411-1265
28 28 @ $371.00 $10,388.00 D 1
4/24/2014 UNMANNED VEHICLE,GROUND
1385-01-574-4707
1 1 @ $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Q 3
9/3/2008 HELICOPTER,OBSERVATION
1520-00-918-1523
1 1 @ $159,398.00 $159,398.00 C 1
5/29/2001 RIFLE,7.62 MILLIMETER
1005-00-589-1271
18 18 @ $138.00 $2,484.00 D 1

View all military equipment

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data last updated January 25, 2022


Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $2,880,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2013 - 2015

Between 2013 and 2015, El Paso paid an average of $960K annually in settlement payouts, including for police misconduct.

According to an analysis of data provided by the El Paso City Attorney, between 2013 and 2015, El Paso paid an average of $960K annually in lawsuit settlements, including for police misconduct.

Compensation
$2,880,000.00