Richmond at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Richmond Police Department

  • 846 Officers
  • 202 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 3.63 Richmond
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 100,000 to 249,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Richmond 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 $2.1M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Richmond
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$100,000.00 12/1/2021
11/30/2024
RICHMOND, CITY OF THE RICHMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SEEKING GRANT FUNDING TO SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF THE RPD BODY WORN CAMERA (BWC) PROGRAM WHICH INCLUDES BWCS, DOCKING STATIONS, AND TASERS. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.835 Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Prime
$125,000.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2023
RICHMOND, CITY OF RICHMOND, VA DE-ESCALATION TRAINING PROJECT Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$112,070.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2022
RICHMOND, CITY OF IMPLEMENTING THE CREDIBLE MESSENGERS PROGRAM Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$152,346.00 10/1/2020
9/30/2024
RICHMOND, CITY OF CURBING VIOLENCE IN THE COMMUNITY FOR A STRONGER RICHMOND 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.