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Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant to N.Y. Agencies

October 11, 2013
The grants will go to the Fort Lee Police Department and Fairfield Police Department. The Fort Lee PD will use the funds to purchase a new K-9 dog for their unit, while the Fairfield PD plans to use the funds to properly outfit a K-9 vehicle with a rear seat insert, automatic door opening system and fan for the dog's safety.

Feds Give Detroit $2M to Hire Officers

September 27, 2013
The Obama Administration awarded Detroit a $1.8 million grant Friday to hire 10 police officers to help the city fight crime. The grant pays for a police officer's salary and benefits for three years.

Oakland to Hire 10 Officers With $4.5M DOJ Grant

September 18, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice will give $4.5 million to the Oakland Police Department to hire 10 officers over the coming year, a federal official announced Tuesday.

Steelers QB Offers K-9 Grants to Agencies

June 14, 2013
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund has announced the new grant guidelines for the 2013 grant cycle. The majority of the grants distributed will help K-9 units to purchase dogs and dog safety vests, but other types of needs are also considered.

20 Things You Need to Know About Night Vision

March 14, 2013

Night vision tools are less ubiquitous in law enforcement, but as prices fall, they are becoming more common. Yet many law enforcement officers are still confused about what night vision can and can't do and what they need to know before buying it.

Obama Proposes $150M for SROs in Schools

January 17, 2013
President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to reduce gun violence on Wednesday. Although much of it focused on closing background check loopholes and banning "military-style assault weapons" and high-capacity magazines, there were several points specific to school security.

Obama Administration Considering Funding for School Police

January 11, 2013
The Obama administration is considering funding many more police officers in public schools to secure campuses, a leading Democratic senator said, part of a broad gun violence agenda that is likely to include a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips and universal background checks.

Mace Introduces XPrint Fingerprint Scan Stations

December 12, 2012
The XPrint line of smart live scan stations will allow law enforcement and private sector agencies to comply with FBI and state mandates to replace traditional ink-on-paper prints with digital fingerprint scans.

Grant Assistance

October 26, 2012
Digital Ally is footing the bill to help you find and apply for funding and grants for video systems and LIDAR speed guns. Make sure you know about every funding source available.

DOJ Taps LISC for Troubled Communities Grant

October 6, 2012
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $1 million to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to help attack crime hot spots in 15 U.S. cities to improve the quality of life in troubled communities.

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. 

Chicago PD Receives Equipment Grant From Spirit of Blue Foundation

May 11, 2012
The Chicago Police Department will equip its 7th District (Englewood) personnel with Bushmaster rifles purchased with grant funds from the Spirit of Blue Foundation.

Tampa PD Gets 4x4s for Republican Convention

April 17, 2012
The city of Tampa, Fla., purchased 13 Bobcat 3400XL 4x4 utility vehicles (UTVs) for use by the Tampa Police Department during the Republican National Convention from Aug. 27-30.

Fighting for Survival In Harsh Economic Times

October 17, 2011
The lingering bad economy continued to cause havoc on American law enforcement. Many law enforcement agencies have been forced to downsize dramatically, including laying off officers in unprecedented numbers. So-called "non-essential" services are being eliminated.

Feds Fund Hiring of 1,000 Local Officers

September 29, 2011
The DOJ's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office awarded the grants to 238 law enforcement agencies and municipalities. The awards will create or help preserve 1,021 sworn law enforcement positions.

Detroit Police Add 90 Cops to Street Duty

August 20, 2011
Chief Ralph Godbee, Jr., announced the plan to add 50 new officers funded via three-year Community Oriented Policing Services grants from the U.S. Department of Justice. The remaining 40 are being moved off desk duty on Sept. 1.

Playing the Grant Game

August 2, 2011

What could your department do with $250,000? Would you buy squad cars, add staff, purchase new equipment? What sounds like a pipe dream is actually a dream come true for those departments that have successfully pursued grant monies to fill budgetary shortfalls.

Purchasing Equipment: Selling the Brass

August 2, 2011

Everyone has ideas on how to improve their workplace. Sometimes they're even good, workable ideas. You know how you would do things if you were the boss. Fortunately, you don't necessarily have to be the boss to bring your brainchild to reality. You just have to sell it effectively.

Federal Grant Expands Police Fatigue Study

June 15, 2011
The study will focus on the role of fatigue and distraction in police officer performance, and will be completed at the center, which is located at Washington State University in Spokane.
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