Martinsburg at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Martinsburg Police Department

  • 43 Officers
  • 11 Civilian staff

Officers per 1000 residents

  • 3.09 Martinsburg
  • 1.9 National average, cities with 10,000 to 24,999 population
  • 2.3 National average

These figures reflect the Martinsburg 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 November 4, 2021


We identified over $500.5K in federal grant funding, FY 2012-2022

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Martinsburg
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$10,797.00 10/01/2019
09/30/2021
MARTINSBURG, CITY OF MARTINSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT JAG PROGRAM Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$13,575.00 10/01/2018
09/30/2020
MARTINSBURG, CITY OF MARTINSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT PORTABLE RADIO EQUIPMENT PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$11,004.87 10/01/2017
12/31/2019
MARTINSBURG, CITY OF MARTINSBURG'S 2018 JAG EQUIPMENT PROJECT Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Prime
$10,957.00 10/01/2016
09/30/2020
MARTINSBURG, CITY OF MARTINSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT FIELD IDENTIFICATION EQUIPMENT SUPPLEMENTATION 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.

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 $3,500,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.

Settlements
Year Description Outcome
2020

The City of Martinsburg, West Virginia, has agreed to settle an excessive force lawsuit filed by the family of a homeless Black man who was shot and killed by police.

Wayne Arnold Jones was shot twenty-two times by Martinsburg police in March 2020. Officers claimed that they shot Jones after he had attacked them violently, and they were not able to restrain him with a stun gun.

Compensation
$3,500,000.00