Norfolk at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Norfolk Police Department

  • 656 Officers
  • 151 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 3.33 Norfolk
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.3 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

Data was last updated February 14, 2022


We identified over $5.4M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

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
$120,000.00 09/01/2021
08/31/2023
NORFOLK, CITY OF NORFOLK, VA LEMHWA PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$168,653.00 10/01/2020
09/30/2024
NORFOLK, CITY OF 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
$153,734.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2023
NORFOLK, CITY OF COMMUNITY POLICING TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT AND OFFICER SAFETY AND WELLNESS Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$175,748.00 10/01/2018
09/30/2022
NORFOLK, CITY OF FY 19 LOCAL JAG 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.