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
Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents
- 2.53 Martinsburg
- 1.9 National average, cities with 10,000 to 24,999 population
- 2.2 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 for Martinsburg
Data was last updated November 4, 2021
We identified over $485.2K in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023
Grant funding over time
Grant funding by federal department
|Amount||Start and end dates||Recipient and description||Awarding agency||CFDA program||Type|
|CITY OF MARTINSBURG MARTINSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT JAG PROGRAM||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
|CITY OF MARTINSBURG MARTINSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT PORTABLE RADIO EQUIPMENT PROJECT||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
|CITY OF MARTINSBURG MARTINSBURG'S 2018 JAG EQUIPMENT PROJECT||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
|CITY OF MARTINSBURG MARTINSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT FIELD IDENTIFICATION EQUIPMENT SUPPLEMENTATION||Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs||16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program||Prime|
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
We identified 1 publicly reported settlement that resulted in $3,500,000.00 in monetary compensation to victims.
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.