The COPS Office is pleased to announce the awarding of 215 FY 2014
The COPS Office is pleased to have announced the award of 215 FY 2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) grants for approximately $123 million.
FY 2014 CHP grants provide up to 75 percent of the approved entry-level salaries and fringe benefits of full-time officers for a 36-month grant period, with a minimum 25 percent local cash match requirement and a maximum federal share of $125,000 per officer position. FY2014 CHP grants may be used on or after the official grant award start date to: (1) hire new officer positions, which includes filling existing officer vacancies that are no longer funded in an agency's budget; (2) rehire officers laid off by any jurisdiction as a result of state, local, or Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) budget cuts; or (3) rehire officers who were, at the time of grant application, scheduled to be laid off (by the applicant's jurisdiction) on a specific future date as a result of state, local, or BIA budget reductions unrelated to the receipt of grant funding.
Highlights for FY 2014 CHP:
Under FY 2014 CHP additional consideration was given to applicants who selected one of the following community policing problem areas:
Additional consideration was also given for the following:
CHP grantees who chose any of these specific community policing problem areas will not be allowed to change it post-award.
To view CHP Awards by state, visit the 2014 Award Announcement Map!
|COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Award Selection Methodology|
|2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Applicant Ranking|
|Quick Facts about the COPS Hiring Program|
|2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grant Owner's Manual|
|2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grant Award Package|
|2014 CHP Award List by State|
|2014 CHP Award List by Problem Area|
|2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Post-Award Fact Sheet|
|COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Modification FAQ's|
|COPS Hiring Modification Form|
|Community Policing Self-Assessment Tool (CP-SAT)|