Galveston at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Galveston Police Department

  • 148 Officers
  • 50 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.96 Galveston
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated November 4, 2021


We identified over $2.5M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Galveston
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$875,000.00 11/1/2017
10/31/2020
GALVESTON, CITY OF CHP Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$27,509.53 9/1/2015
8/31/2018
CITY OF GALVESTON THE CITY OF GALVESTON S COMMUNICATIONS CANOPY PROJECT WILL FUND WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS AND NETWORK EQUIPMENT TO BE INSTALLED AT THE CITY OF GALVESTON JUSTICE CENTER AND LOCATIONS AROUND THE CITY. THIS IS A POINT TO MULTIPOINT COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$14,224.00 10/1/2012
9/30/2016
GALVESTON, CITY OF ENHANCE OFFICER SAFETY, INVESTIGATION IMPROVEMENTS, AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION THROUGH THE PROCUREMENT OF TACTICAL PATROL AND SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT AND BODY-WORN AUDIO/VIDEO SYSTEMS. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$1,647,285.00 7/1/2009
5/31/2015
GALVESTON, CITY OF COPS HIRING RECOVERY PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime

Military equipment transfers

Data last updated September 6, 2022


$712.7K value of military equipment has been transferred to the Galveston Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE with 1 item valued at $658,000.00 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
3/12/2015 RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER
1005-01-128-9936
15 15 @ $749.00 $11,235.00 D 1
9/17/2014 RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER
1005-01-128-9936
20 20 @ $749.00 $14,980.00 D 1
2/26/2014 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-411-1265
30 30 @ $396.00 $11,880.00 D 1
9/5/2013 MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
2355-01-553-4634
1 1 @ $658,000.00 $658,000.00 C 1

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