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

  • 185 Officers
  • 59 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • .8 King County
  • 2.2 National average

Federal grant funding for King County

Data was last updated December 18, 2022


We identified over $20.8M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

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
$1,428,802.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
COUNTY OF KING FFY21 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM (21SHSP). Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$594,718.00 9/1/2021
8/31/2024
COUNTY OF KING FFY21 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM (21SHSP). Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$1,571,734.00 9/1/2020
8/31/2023
COUNTY OF KING FFY20 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM (20SHSP) Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency 97.067 Homeland Security Grant Program Sub
$1,107,511.00 9/1/2020
8/31/2023
COUNTY OF KING FFY20 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM (20SHSP) 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 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