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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.

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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.

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.

Trump Signs Bills to Help Police Officers, Veterans

President Trump said Friday he was “very happy” to sign into law two bills that would provide help to members of law enforcement and military veterans.

IACP, NAACP, and Yale Form Partnership, Receive $7 Million DOJ Award to Support Community Healing

The IACP, in collaboration with the NAACP and Yale, will provide dedicated resources, support, training, and technical assistance to law enforcement agencies to address the impact of trauma and community harm.

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Justice Department Allocates $20 million for Body Cameras

The Justice Department's Monday announcement affects 106 state, city, municipal, and tribal law enforcement agencies in 32 states, and will help those departments institute and implement body camera programs.