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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.

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DOJ Announces $70M for School Safety, $64M for Criminal Record Systems

The Department of Justice has announced more than $70 million in grant funding to bolster school security and support responding law enforcement officers, and more than $64 million to state agencies to improve the nation’s criminal record systems

Funding for Local Police Cannot be Based on ICE Cooperation, Judge Rules

The U.S. Department of Justice cannot force local police departments to cooperate with immigration agents as a condition for receiving federal funding for a law enforcement program, a judge in Los Angeles ruled this week.

AG Sessions Announces $98 Million to Hire Community Policing Officers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced COPS funding awards to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation, which allows those agencies to hire 802 additional full-time law enforcement officers.

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.

Justice Department Issues Warning to Sanctuary Cities

The letters went to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, as well as officials in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Miami, Milwaukee, New York and Cook County, Ill.

Steelers Quarterback Announces Eight Pittsburgh Area K-9 Grants

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing eight grants totaling $76,000 to police departments in the Pittsburgh, PA, area where the Steelers play their home games.

House Passes Bill to Help First Responders Acquire New Technologies

Legislation which will make it easier for first responders to acquire new equipment and technologies they need to respond to evolving threats was passed by the House Monday.

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Announces Washington D.C. Area K-9 Grant

The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund will be distributing a grant to the Arlington County (MD) Police Department that will be used to purchase K-9 vests.