Tag Search Result

COPS Program

Biden Says He Wants to Add Millions to Local Police Budgets for Community Policing

“I not only don’t want to defund the police, I want to add $300 million to their local budgets to deal with community policing to get police and communities back together again,” he said.

Read more

DOJ COPS Grants Application Process Expected to Open Soon

On July 12, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Department of Justice in the City of Los Angeles v. William P. Barr, Attorney General, lifting the nationwide injunction on COPS Hiring Program and the Microgrants.

California to Oversee San Francisco's Police Reforms

California's attorney general announced Monday that his office will oversee reforms at the San Francisco Police Department that were recommended by federal officials after the U.S. Department of Justice's decision to scale back a program that helped departments improve community relations.

L.A. Sues Federal Government Over Threats to Withhold Funds

Marking the latest legal challenge to the Trump administration's crackdown on "sanctuary cities," Los Angeles is suing the U.S. Department of Justice over its policy of conditioning federal funds on cooperation with immigration agents.

DOJ Awards $45M to Hire School Resource Officers

For its annual COPS hiring grants, the U.S. Department of Justice gave priority to agencies planning to hire more school resource officers and military veterans. Nearly $45 million was awarded to fund 356 new SRO positions.

Feds Give Detroit $2M to Hire Officers

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

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.

2012 COPS Grants Benefit Military Veterans

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.

Feds Fund Hiring of 1,000 Local Officers

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.

Read more

Detroit Police Add 90 Cops to Street Duty

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.

a Bobit media brand

Create your free Bobit Connect account to bookmark content.

The secure and easy all-access connection to your content.
Bookmarked content can then be accessed anytime on all of your logged in devices!

Create Account