Charleston at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


Cities in this database with the most similarly-sized populations

Full-time law enforcement staff, Charleston Police Department

  • 158 Officers
  • 23 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 3.93 Charleston
  • 1.7 National average, cities with 25,000 to 49,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Charleston 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 April 12, 2022


We identified over $4M in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Charleston
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$180,000.00 12/01/2021
11/30/2024
CHARLESTON, CITY OF CPD BODY WORN CAMERA EXPANSION PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.835 Body Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Prime
$50,000.00 10/01/2021
09/30/2022
MILITARY AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC SAFETY, WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF CHARLESTON, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$30,000.00 10/01/2021
09/30/2022
MILITARY AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC SAFETY, WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF CHARLESTON, CITY OF Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$146,000.00 01/01/2021
12/31/2022
FINANCIAL COMMISSION FOR APPALACHIAN HIDTA CHARLESTON, CITY OF Executive Office of the President Office of the National Drug Control Policy 95.001 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program Sub

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Military Equipment Transfers

Data last updated April 4, 2022


$1.1M value of military equipment has been transferred to the Charleston Police Department

The highest-value stock number reported is MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE with 2 items valued at $495,000.00 each

Recent equipment transfers

Military equipment transfers
Ship date Item and National Stock Number (NSN) Quantity Acquisition value, each Acquisition value, total DEMIL code DEMIL IC
5/2/2019 MINE RESISTANT VEHICLE
2355-01-570-7996
2 2 @ $495,000.00 $990,000.00 C 1
1/25/2018 SIGHT,REFLEX
1240-01-576-6134
2 2 @ $469.00 $938.00 D 1
8/31/2017 CAMERA SYSTEM,RECONNAISSANCE
6720-01-553-7118
1 1 @ $9,450.90 $9,450.90 D 7
10/20/2014 RIFLE,5.56 MILLIMETER
1005-01-128-9936
6 6 @ $749.00 $4,494.00 D 1

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