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 for Galveston County

Data was last updated December 18, 2022


We identified over $2M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$48,210.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
COUNTY OF GALVESTON 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
$86,264.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
COUNTY OF GALVESTON THE GALVESTON COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNER PROJECT WILL FUND THE SALARY AND BENEFITS FOR ONE FULL-TIME PLANNER, TRAVEL AND TRAINING, CELL PHONE SERVICES AND OTHER RELATED PLANNING SUPPLY COSTS. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO SUPPORT THE ACTIVITIES OF THE UASI PLANNER TO ENSURE CONTINUED DEVELOPMENT A… Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$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
COUNTY OF GALVESTON FY 2021 LAW ENFORCEMENT ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime

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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.