Galveston County at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Galveston County Sheriff's Office

  • 326 Officers
  • 130 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 7.76 Galveston County
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated February 14, 2022


We identified over $3.6M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Galveston County
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$26,302.83 10/1/2020
9/30/2023
COUNTY OF GALVESTON GALVESTON COUNTY'S PROJECT SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAM WILL PROVIDE PEACE OFFICER OVERTIME TO UTILIZE TARGETED ENFORCEMENT TECHNIQUES AGAINST CRIMINAL AND TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR VIOLENT CRIMINAL ACTIVITY. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$37,168.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
GALVESTON, COUNTY OF FY 2021 LAW ENFORCEMENT ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$32,895.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
GALVESTON, COUNTY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ENHANCEMENT PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$51,975.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
COUNTY OF GALVESTON GALVESTON COUNTYÂ S LAW ENFORCEMENT SAFETY PROJECT WILL PROVIDE BULLETPROOF VESTS TO PEACE OFFICERS IN ORDER TO ENSURE THEIR SAFETY AND PREVENT LOSS OF LIFE WHILE PERFORMING THEIR NECESSARY LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance 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.