FY 2015 Community Policing Development (CPD)
Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime. Community policing is comprised of three key components:
The 2015 CPD program will fund projects related to the following topic areas:
This solicitation is open to all public governmental agencies, profit and nonprofit institutions, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations. Proposals should be responsive to the topic selected, significantly advance the field of community policing, and demonstrate an understanding of community policing as it pertains to the application topic. Unless otherwise indicated, initiatives that primarily or solely benefit one or a limited number of law enforcement agencies or other entities will not be considered for funding.
Steps to Apply:
Completing a CPD application is a two-step process. Applicants are first required to register via www.grants.gov and complete an SF-424. The Grants.gov funding code for this solicitation is COPS-Community Policing Development Application 2015. Once the SF-424 has been submitted, applicants will receive an e-mail from the COPS Office with instructions on completing the second part of the CPD application through the COPS Office Online Application System. If you have not renewed your COPS Office Account Access information, contact the COPS Office Response Center at AskCopsRC@usdoj.gov or 800-421-6770.
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