Galveston County at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Counties in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

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

  • 326 Officers
  • 130 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 10.73 Galveston County
  • 2.3 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 10/01/2020
09/30/2023
GOVERNOR, TEXAS OFFICE OF THE GALVESTON, COUNTY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$37,168.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2024
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 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
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 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
GOVERNOR, TEXAS OFFICE OF THE GALVESTON, COUNTY OF 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.