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State of Texas Offering $50M in Grants for Purchasing Ballistic Shields While Incentivizing ALERRT Training

All officers provided with a grant-funded ballistic shield must have either attended 16 hours of ALERRT training within the past 24 months or commit to attend within the next 24 months.

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Training Super Bowl Caliber Teams in Policing Requires Top-Tier Facilities

There exists a real opportunity for thoughtful law enforcement leaders to direct any increase in funds toward building and renovating training facilities that can ultimately lead to those outcomes elected leaders seem to desire.

5 Elements of a Professional Agency

Accreditation is the foundation of professionalism. You build on it with high-quality policies, effective communication, and transparency with the community.

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.

Video: President Trump Announces Executive Order on Police Reform

In a ceremony held at the White House on Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump signed an executive order addressing police reform in America and then addressed a group of law enforcement professionals and community leaders assembled in the Rose Garden.

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 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.

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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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