Keller at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Keller Police Department

  • 50 Officers
  • 32 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.04 Keller
  • 1.7 National average, cities with 25,000 to 49,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding for Keller


We were unable to locate any federal grant funding for this location based on our standard search parameters. Learn more about the grant programs we are tracking.

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.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated January 26, 2022

Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $200,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2021

The City of Keller reached a civil lawsuit settlement with Marco Puente, who was pepper-sprayed and arrested for filming his son's arrest at a traffic stop.

Although the misconduct was settled quickly, the officers involved in the incident, Blake Shimanek and Ankit Tomer, remain employed by the Keller Police Department. Puente will receive $200,000, per the settlement agreement.

Compensation
$200,000.00