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White House Announces Push to Combat Growing Heroin Epidemic

August 18, 2015
About $2.5 million from President Obama's anti-drug programs will target heroin abuse in New England, Appalachia and East Coast cities, and $1.3 million will go to fight trafficking on the border with Mexico.

Funding for Police Training in Jeopardy in Michigan

March 27, 2015
The number of police officers on the beat across Michigan has taken a hit and so has funding for continued training after they graduate from the academy.

House Rejects Stop-Gap Funding for Homeland Security

February 27, 2015
In a chaotic scene on the House floor, 51 Republicans rebuffed a major last-minute effort by their leadership to salvage the measure. House leaders kept the roll call vote open for almost an hour, long after the official voting time had expired, as they sought to persuade members to change their votes.

Zetron's New Program Helps Public Safety Agencies Finance Equipment

November 12, 2014
Zetron's recent partnership with Government Capital Corporation gives public safety agencies an affordable and flexible way to purchase new equipment.

Steelers' Roethlisberger Announces Two K-9 Grants in the Cleveland Area

October 9, 2014
Pittsburgh Steelers' Super Bowl Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing grants to the Cleveland Metroparks Ranger Department and the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department near where the Steelers will play the Browns on Sunday, October 12.

Creative Financing for Ocean Systems' Solution

March 6, 2014

Helmsing sought and received approval from his superiors to approach local business users of surveillance video and ask them for donations for the Ocean Systems' equipment. "Banks and credit unions are big users of surveillance video so we started with them," Helmsing says.

Video: Ind. Chief Takes TASER Hit to Raise Money for Department

December 2, 2013
The fundraiser ended up bringing in more than $30,000 for the Knightstown Police Department as people paid to see Police Chief Danny Baker take a TASER shot one for the team.

L.A. Voters Reject Sales-Tax Funding for More Cops

March 6, 2013
A proposed half-cent sales tax billed by supporters as critical for funding public safety and other Los Angeles city services appeared to be heading for a narrow defeat.

Mich. Gov. Calls for 107 New Troopers

February 12, 2013
The Republican governor laid out his public safety plan Thursday that includes putting $15.2 million toward training an additional 107 troopers.

Office of Justice Programs Announces Safety Grants on Website

September 14, 2012
The federal Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has begun posting a weekly report of grants awarded to law enforcement agencies and other grantees, according to the office.

How to Find Funding for Specialty Vehicles

August 17, 2012

The Homeland Security grants that seemed to grow on trees after 9/11 are not as plentiful as they once were. But that's not to say law enforcement agencies can't obtain grant funding for specialty vehicles. They just might need to approach it differently. 

Stretching Your Budget In a Recession

August 7, 2012

Law enforcement agencies with budgets strained by the current recession need a strategy for maximizing their purchasing power and stretching every dime. The following is a look at some ways that the average law enforcement agency can stretch its budget.

Omaha Delays Recruit Class

May 16, 2012
An anticipated boost of manpower for the Omaha Police Department likely won't come until next year, after city officials pushed training for a new recruit class to August.

Why Budgets Matter

April 24, 2012
Some officers don't think budgets affect them, so why should they care? I've even heard budgets compared to diets. Seriously? Budgets are important in every aspect of our lives. Ignoring them doesn't change their importance. Inaction may cause panic.

DuPont Supports Federal Ballistic-Vest Funding

March 22, 2012
DuPont Protection Technologies submitted testimony to Congress supporting the renewal of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Act (BVPA) grant program for law enforcement agencies.

5 Tips for Funding New Patrol Equipment

March 16, 2012
What should you do when you've been told there isn't enough money to purchase equipment? Re-allocation is often the solution. These five tips outline a budgetary fiscal-fitness program that can move equipment budgets from flabby to fit.

2012 COPS Grants Benefit Military Veterans

March 9, 2012
The DOJ's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office will provide $111 million to law enforcement agencies later this year to hire or retain officers or deputies. Agencies requesting new-hire positions must hire military veterans.

Report: Dash Cam Goes HD

February 8, 2012
The high definition (HD) in-car police video surveillance market in the United States will grow more than 20% in the next four years, despite decreasing police department budgets, according to a report by IMS Research.

N.Y. Sheriff's Air Unit Could Get Corporate Logo

December 27, 2011
Onondaga County (N.Y.) Sheriff Kevin Walsh has offered naming rights to the agency's helicopter to keep the unit in service. With Air One at risk of being grounded by budget cuts, Sheriff Walsh began talks with two potential sponsors.

Indianapolis Police Hiring Plan Would Maintain Current Staffing Level

October 14, 2011
The funding for the class, which would be the first in two years, has gained approval from a City Council committee. The Indianapolis Metro PD could hire 20 recruits to maintain its current staffing level of 1,632 officers.
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