King County at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Counties in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, King County Sheriff's Office

  • 199 Officers
  • 54 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • .83 King County
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding

Data was last updated November 4, 2021


We identified over $15.6M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: King County
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$1,463,546.00 9/1/2016
8/31/2019
KING, COUNTY OF FUNDS TO SUSTAIN AND ENHANCE EM PROGRAMS Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$1,121,597.00 9/1/2016
8/31/2019
KING, COUNTY OF FUNDS TO ACHIEVE THE NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS GOAL 16UASI Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$163,608.00 10/1/2015
6/30/2018
COUNTY OF KING SALARY SUPPORT FOR CROSS DESIGNATED PROSECUTOR TO PROSECUTE GUN CRIME CASES. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.609 Project Safe Neighborhoods Sub
$2,431,923.00 9/1/2015
1/21/2019
KING, COUNTY OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FUNDS TO ACHIEVE THE NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS GOAL (HSGP UASI FFY15) Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub

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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.

Local police misconduct data, consent decrees, and settlements

Data was last updated January 25, 2022

Settlements

We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $2,500,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2020

King County officials agreed to pay MiChance Dunlap-Gittens’ family $2.75 million in connection with the 2017 fatal police shooting of the 17-year-old.

The lawsuit also spurred new policy initiatives with the King County Sheriff’s Office, which now requires officers to use body and dashboard cameras. Dunlap-Gittens was shot seven times by officers in a failed sting operation concerning alcohol.

Compensation
$2,500,000.00