Biggest Police Budgets by City [+Defunding & Black Imprisonment]

Police department spending for America's 150 largest cities totals more than $32 billion annually. The New York City PD averages the most out of all the largest city police budgets, with $5.7 billion spent per year. While police budgets vary by city and state, on average most cities spend at least 6% of their revenue on the police department.

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Police Department Spending % of Total Revenue
Police Spending per Capita by City
Incarceration Ratio: Blacks to Whites
Community Services Spending % of Total Revenue
Police Department Spending % of Total Revenue
Police Spending per Capita by City
Incarceration Ratio: Blacks to Whites
Community Services Spending % of Total Revenue