Norfolk at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Norfolk Police Department

  • 656 Officers
  • 151 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 2.71 Norfolk
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

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

Federal grant funding for Norfolk

Data was last updated December 18, 2022


We identified over $6.3M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Norfolk
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$179,618.00 10/1/2021
9/30/2025
CITY OF NORFOLK 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
$120,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2023
CITY OF NORFOLK NORFOLK, VA LEMHWA PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$80,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
CITY OF NORFOLK FY21 SHSP HOMADE EXPLOSIVES TRAINING AND EQUIPMENT Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$168,653.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
CITY OF NORFOLK COMMUNITY POLICING, SHERIFF COURT ORDERED DRUG TREATMENT, TECHNOLOGY AND NIBINS EQUIPMENT 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.