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COPS Training: COPS Grantee Training and Technical Assistance

COPS Grantee Training and Technical Assistance

Training Course: COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grants Management Online Training
Mode of Delivery: Web-based (Online)
Training Provider: Community Policing Learning Portal
Target Audience: 2011 CHP Grant Recipients

Course Description: COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grants Management Online Training is an interactive web-based course designed to provide CHP recipients with information and instruction related to managing their grant and drawing down grant funds. The course is based on the Grant Owner’s Manual (GOM) and consists of interactive modules which explain each GOM section in detail. In addition to informative content, each training module contains interactive activities and quizzes that allow participants to test their knowledge and access specific guidance.  Utilizing a blended learning approach, COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grants Management Online Training prompts users to actively navigate through the course’s comprehensive content and media. This design feature allows adult learners the flexibility to determine their own pace and sequence for completing the course. Although COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grants Management Online Training requires a minimum of 4-6 hours of uninterrupted run-time, participants should expect to spend between 8 and 16 hours to complete the course.

For additional information on this conference: http://cops.igpa.uillinois.edu/ Icon: External Link


Training Course: Community Policing Defined
Mode of Delivery: Web-based (Online)
Training Provider: Community Policing Learning Portal
Target Audience: Law Enforcement, Criminal-Justice Professionals, Community-policing Stakeholders

Course Description: COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grants Management Online Training is an interactive web-based course designed to provide CHP recipients with information and instruction related to managing their grant and drawing down grant funds. The course is based on the Grant Owner’s Manual (GOM) and consists of interactive modules which explain each GOM section in detail. In addition to informative content, each training module contains interactive activities and quizzes that allow participants to test their knowledge and access specific guidance.  Utilizing a blended learning approach, COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grants Management Online Training prompts users to actively navigate through the course’s comprehensive content and media. This design feature allows adult learners the flexibility to determine their own pace and sequence for completing the course. Although COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grants Management Online Training requires a minimum of 4-6 hours of uninterrupted run-time, participants should expect to spend between 8 and 16 hours to complete the course.

For additional information on this conference: http://cops.igpa.uillinois.edu/ Icon: External Link


Training Course: New Perspectives on Community Policing
Mode of Delivery: Web-based (Online)
Training Provider:Community Policing Learning Portal
Target Audience: Law Enforcement, Criminal-Justice Professionals, Community-policing Stakeholders

Course Description: New Perspectives on Community Policing is a web-based training course that examines how change, emerging issues, and threats are necessitating a reinvigorated commitment to the key components of community policing:  community partnerships, organizational transformation, and problem solving.  Building and expanding on these principles, New Perspectives on Community Policing explores the dramatic shifts in society, technology, criminal trends, economics and the very definition of “community” relative to law enforcement.  In doing so, the course introduces participants to a new perspective on community policing and its continued relevance for current and future public safety.  Utilizing a blended-learning approach, New Perspectives on Community Policing offers users the opportunity to examine problem-solving tools, discover examples of successful police and community partnerships, and directly link to numerous community-policing resources. Flexible, interactive, and relevant, the course offers participants an outstanding opportunity to gain new insights on community policing and its role in today’s complex world.  It is ideal for all law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, as well as any community-policing stakeholders. New Perspectives on Community Policing has been developed as a modular web-based training that allows participants to start, stop, and resume the training based on their schedules and the demands of the day. Although New Perspectives on Community Policing requires a minimum of 4 hours of uninterrupted run-time, participants should expect to spend between 8 and 12 hours to complete the course. New Perspectives on Community Policing is the product of a joint partnership between the Virginia Center for Policing Innovation (VCPI), the Western Community Policing Institute (WCPI), and the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).

For additional information on this conference: http://cops.igpa.uillinois.edu/ Icon: External Link


Training Course: COPS Tribal Methamphetamine Grantee Technical Assistance
Mode of Delivery: Conference
Training Provider: Strategic Application International
Target Audience: COPS 2010 and 2011 Tribal Methamphetamine Grantees

Course Description: The U. S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) in partnering with Strategic Applications International’s (SAI) to sponsor a Tribal Meth Summit on May 1-4, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Arizona. The topic for discussion: Break the Cycle Methamphetamine and Community Oriented Policing in Indian Country.   The summit will target 2010 and 2011 COPS Tribal Meth Grantees to help build knowledge, skills and leadership of grantees and their community partners, in addressing methamphetamine prevent, treatment, enforcement and child protection through community oriented policing approach. Priority will be given to COPS 2010 and 2011 Tribal Meth Grantees and their designated community partners, all tribal communities are welcome to attend.  For non COPS-grantees the registration fee is $200 per registrant.

For additional information on this conference: http://www.methpedia.org/break-the-meth-cycle-summit Icon: External Link


Training Course: Child Sexual Predator Program Grantee Training and Technical Assistance
Mode of Delivery: Conference/As requested
Training Provider: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Target Audience: Child Sexual Predator Program Grantees

Course Description: The Child Sexual Predator Program (CSPP), administered by the COPS Office, is aimed at reducing and preventing child endangerment and protecting communities from sexual predators. Launched as a new grant initiative in 2008, CSPP provides grants to help locate, arrest, and prosecute child sexual predators and exploiters, and enforce state sex offender registration laws. Since 2008, the COPS Office has targeting the Child Sexual Predator Program Grantee Training and Technical Assistance to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) based on their national leadership on issues related to sex offender management. The training and technical assistance provided by the NCMEC to the CSPP grantees has included hosting a CSPP kickoff conference; hosting monthly webinars on relevant topics for the CSPP grantees; and providing consultation and technical assistance in the development or enhancement of existing local strategies.

For additional information on this course: www.missingkids.com Icon: External Link


Training Course: COPS Tribal Methamphetamine Grantee Technical Assistance
Mode of Delivery: Regional Training and Technical Assistance
Training Provider: Strategic Applications International
Target Audience: COPS 2010 Tribal Methamphetamine Grantees

Course Description: assist the 2010 Tribal Methamphetamine grantees with their projects to address methamphetamines, Strategic Applications International (SAI) will conduct onsite needs assessments, deliver 2-4 regional summits for grantees, and produce tribal meth action plans for each site. A tribal meth fellows program will be developed to serve as content experts and generate white papers on content specific best practices related to reducing the impact of meth as well as mentoring grantees. Grantees will receive training in the three pillars of community policing, how to develop their own needs assessments, mobilize key stakeholders and communities, and design a community-based participatory research model. Training and technical assistance deliverables will include the regional conferences, a COPS Guidebook on Tribal Meth Best Practices, webinars and white papers, and an update to Methpedia.org.

For additional information on this course: www.methpedia.org Icon: External Link


Training Course: Tribal Methamphetamine Technical Assistance Summit
Mode of Delivery: Onsite Technical Assistance and Regional Summits
Training Provider: Strategic Applications International
Target Audience: Native American Tribes that received COPS Tribal Meth grants in FY10

Course Description: To assist the 2010 Tribal Methamphetamine grantees with their projects to address methamphetamines, Strategic Applications International (SAI) will conduct onsite needs assessments, deliver 2-4 regional summits for grantees, and produce tribal meth action plans for each site. A tribal meth fellows program will be developed to serve as content experts and generate white papers on content specific best practices related to reducing the impact of meth as well as mentoring grantees. Grantees will receive training in the three pillars of community policing, how to develop their own needs assessments, mobilize key stakeholders and communities, and design a community- based participatory research model. Training and technical assistance deliverables will include the regional conferences, a COPS Guidebook on Tribal Meth Best Practices, webinars and white papers, and an update to Methpedia.org.

For additional information on this course: www.methpedia.org Icon: External Link


Training Course: Basic Community Policing Technical Assistance Initiative
Technical Assistance Provider: Virginia Center for Policing Innovation
Target Audience: COPS Hiring Grantees

Program Description: Basic Community Policing Technical Assistance Program is a comprehensive and collaborative approach providing law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve with knowledge, skills, and resources they need to effectively build a foundation for community policing and engage in community policing practices. This program will address the identified gap in basic community policing services, supporting COPS-funded grantees in their own community policing endeavors.  Its multi-faceted design supports law enforcement agencies in their efforts to build capacity in implementing community policing throughout their organizations, build their capacity to develop and sustain effective partnerships, and enhance their problem solving capacity in the identification and resolution of public safety issues.  The Basic Community Policing Technical Assistance Program has the following two program goals:

For additional information on the TA program: www.vcpionline.org Icon: External Link


Training Course: Financial Grants Management training
Technical Assistance Provider: Office of Justice Programs
Target Audience: COPS Hiring Grantees

Program Description: The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is offering free online Financial Grants Management training. This training is available to all current DOJ grantees and is designed for individuals responsible for the financial administration of discretionary and/or formula grants awarded by the various Bureaus and Offices at DOJ, including the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).

This training is designed for individuals responsible for the financial administration of discretionary and/or formula grants awarded from Federal grant-in-aid programs administered by various Bureaus and Offices at DOJ, including the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). More information about this training is available at the following link: Office of Justice Programs: Training and Technical Assistance

For additional information on this program: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/training/training.htm