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Milwaukee PD Facing Loss of 150 Officers if Grant Falls Through

The Milwaukee Police Department could lose as many as 150 police officers in the event that a federal grant the agency has applied for does not go through.

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DOJ Announces Grants for the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has announced the award of $4.5 million in grants for the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act 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.

Federal Court Rules Trump Can Withhold DOJ Grants from States Over Sanctuary Laws

The latest decision conflicts with rulings from other appeals courts across the country concerning sanctuary policies, indicating a Supreme Court review is ultimately likely.

Arkansas Department Receives Grants for Victim Services, Gun Investigations

Officers with the Little Rock (AR) Police Department will soon have several new capabilities to investigate crimes and provide assistance to crime victims thanks to three federal grants.

DOJ Denied Request for $3 Million for LAPD Community Policing

The U.S. Department of Justice hasn’t said why the LAPD didn’t receive any of the $98 million in grants recently awarded to scores of law enforcement agencies across the nation. But some LAPD officials believe it was retaliation.

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.

Trump Administration Toughens Policy Against Sanctuary Cities

The Trump administration on Tuesday strengthened its crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities, announcing a new policy that says local governments will lose some federal grants if they do not honor federal requests to detain illegal immigrants and allow immigration agents access to local jails.

DHS Awards Grants to Counter Terrorist Recruitment and Radicalization in U.S.

Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced the award recipients for the congressionally established Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program.

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5 Keys to Securing Grant Funding

Today, there are still billions of dollars in grants available for public agencies to apply for and obtain. However, the rules have changed considerably since 2006, and there are many steps a public safety agency must complete to be successful.