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Press Releases

2016

Department of Justice Releases After-Action Report on the 2014 Ambush and Murder of Two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officers
The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Features Vallejo Police Department During the Month of May
Department of Justice to Assist the Dearborn Police Department with Improving its Operations and Strengthening Community and Police Relations
Department of Justice Releases Analysis of Tampa Police Department Bicycle Stops and Ticketing Practices
Department of Justice Opens Grant Solicitation to Help Local Law Enforcement Hire Additional Community Policing Officers
The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Features Orlando Police Department During the Month of April
Department of Justice Announces Solicitation for Community Policing Development Program
Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Announces Grants to Combat Methamphetamine and Heroin
Department of Justice Releases Report on Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Department of Justice Releases Initial Report on Salinas Police Department's Policies and Practices
Skokie Police Department Featured as COPS Office “Community Policing in Action” Photo Contest Winner for March
Department of Justice Releases Report on Firearms Assaults against Law Enforcement
Department of Justice Announces New Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing
U.S. Department of Justice to Conduct Comprehensive After-Action Review of Response to Protests in Minneapolis Following Fatal Shooting
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Features February “Community Policing in Action” Photo Contest Winner
Department of Justice Releases Three-Part Series to Guide Police Engagement with Diverse Communities
Department of Justice Launches Comprehensive Review of the San Francisco Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Announces Winners of its Second Annual “Community Policing in Action” Photo Contest

2015

Department of Justice Releases Philadelphia Police Department First Progress Report on Collaborative Reform
Department of Justice Launches Collaborative Review of the Milwaukee Police Department
Department of Justice Releases Report on Fayetteville Police Department's Use of Force Policies and Community Engagement
Department of Justice Appoints Veteran Law Enforcement Executive to Lead New Police Practices and Accountability Initiative
Justice Department Issues Guidance on Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Releases Spokane Police Department First Progress Report
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Releases Short Film Highlighting St. Louis County School Resource Officer
Department of Justice Releases Report on the Ambush of Police Officers
Department of Justice Releases Report on Officer Safety and Wellness
Department of Justice Announces New Guidebook on 21st Century Policing
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Partners with Police Executive Research Forum to Host Forum on Policing Issues in Military Communities
U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Releases Initial Assessment of St. Louis County Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Awards Nearly $18 Million to Combat Violence Due to Methamphetamine, Heroin and Gangs
U.S. Department of Justice Awards Nearly $12 Million to Advance Community Policing Efforts and Collaborative Reform
U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Awards More Than $107 million to Hire Community Policing Officers
U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Hosts Forum on Preventing Violent Extremism
U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Announces 2015 L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award Winners
U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Releases Ferguson After Action Report
Major Cities Chiefs Association in Partnership with U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Lead Roundtable Discussions to Implement Task Force Recommendations
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Releases Short Film to Address Community Response to Incidents of Hate
Readout of COPS Office, Major Cities Chiefs Association Roundtable Discussion to Implement President's Task Force Recommendations
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Conducts First Site Visit in Tampa
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office to Provide Technical Assistance to Pasco Police Department
Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Opens 2015 Grant Solicitations that Focus on Implementation of Recommendations from the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing Report
U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to Provide Assistance to Tampa Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice Launches Collaborative Reform Process with Calexico Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice Releases Report on Philadelphia Police Department's Use of Deadly Force
COPS Office Releases Critical Response Report on San Diego Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice's COPS Office Begins Collaborative Reform Initiative Process With Salinas Police Department
COPS Office Announces Winners of its 20th Anniversary “Community Policing in Action” Photo Contest
Department of Justice Announces 2014 L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award Winners

2014

Department of Justice Completes Collaborative Reform Review of Spokane Police Department's use of Policies and Practices
U.S. Department of Justice Convenes Constitutional Policing Session With Law Enforcement Leaders
U.S. Department of Justice Continues Dialogue With Law Enforcement Management and Labor Leaders to Find Common Ground on Critical Issues
U.S. Department of Justice Holds Two-Day “Fair and Impartial Policing” Training for St. Louis County Law Enforcement
U.S. Department of Justice Announces Collaborative Reform Initiative with Fayetteville Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice Announces Collaborative Reform Initiative with Baltimore Police Department
COPS Office Awards More Than $6 Million in Community Policing Development Grants
COPS Office Awards Nearly $6 Million for Anti-Methamphetamine Programs
Community Oriented Policing Services Outlines Best Practices for Use of Body-Worn Cameras for Police Officers
COPS Office Awards Nearly $5 Million for the Collaborative Reform Initiative
COPS Office Awards $1 Million for Critical Response Technical Assistance
COPS Office Discusses Public Health Approaches to Reduce Violence
U.S. Department of Justice Sponsors De-Escalation Training For Law Enforcement Personnel
Justice Department Releases The Final Report on the Collaborative Reform Process With Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Convened Law Enforcement, Civil Rights, and Community Leaders to Develop Promising Strategies and Create Actionable Solutions

2013

Department of Justice Awards Hiring Grants for Law Enforcement and School Safety
US Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Announces Awards for Innovative Policing Projects
Department of Justice Awards Hiring Grants to Support California Law Enforcement
Department of Justice Awards Hiring Grants to Support Arizona Law Enforcement

2012

Department of Justice Completes Review of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Use of Force Policies and Practices

Department of Justice Announces “Vets to Cops” Hiring Grants (9/27/2012)

US Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Announces Awards for Innovative Policing Projects

Department of Justice Announces “Vets to Cops” Hiring Grants (6/28/2012)

COPS Office Now Accepting Applications for Community Policing Development Program

2011

US Department of Justice Cops Office Awards Over $243 Million to Hire New Officers

US Department of Justice COPS Office Announces Over $13 Million in School Safety Grants
The National Police Foundations Project announces workshop for September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California
U.S. Department of Justice Announces Grant Awards to Locate, Prosecute Child Sexual Predators
COPS Announces Awards for Innovative Policing Projects: More than $6 million to be invested in projects that promote community policing, innovative problem solving and stronger partnerships
COPS Office Announces Availability of $13 Million in School Safety Grants
COPS Office Announces Availability of $246 Million in Funding to Hire Community Policing Officers
COPS Office Announces Online Training Course in Support of Police and Private Security Partnerships
COPS Office Accepting Applications to Fund Innovative Policing Projects

2010

Investigate and Respond to Dogfighting in Your Community

COPS Office Awards $3.9 Million to Tribes to Fight Methamphetamine

COPS Office Announces $26.1 Million to Improve School Safety and Reduce Child Sexual Victimization
COPS Office Announces $7.5 Million to Support Innovative Policing Practices
COPS Office Funds Model Community Policing Partnership Between Mendocino County and Round Valley Indian Tribes – 6/1/2010
Director Melekian and St. Louis Officials Discuss Importance of Stimulus Funding for Police Departments – 4/14/2010
COPS Office Publication Helps Education and Law Enforcement Officials Reduce Bullying in Schools – 3/31/2010

2009

COPS Office Awards $11.4 Million in Grants to Stop Child Sexual Predators – 10/1/2009
COPS Office Awards $16 Million in School Safety Funds – 10/1/2009
Federal COPS Office Awards $19.6 Million to Tribal Police Departments – 8/27/2009

2008

New Resource Will Help Police and Communities Work Together  – 10/31/2008
New Publication Reviews Law Enforcement Efforts to Transition Military Veterans  – 10/8/2008
Federal COPS Office Awards $19.6 Million to Tribal Police Departments – 8/27/2009
COPS Office Develops Resources to Help Police Address Increasing Number of Vacant Homes  – 10/8/2008
COPS Office Awards $9.9 Million in Grants to Locate, Arrest, and Prosecute Sexual Predators  – 10/3/2008
COPS Office Announces $14.4 Million in School Safety Grants  – 9/12/2008
U.S. Departnemt of Justice Announces $19.8 Million in Grants to Add Officers To America’s Streets  – 9/4/2008
COPS Office Awards $14.1 Million in Tribal Resource Grants  – 8/29/2008
COPS Office Announces $14.4 Million Available in School Safety Grants  – 6/2/2008
COPS Office Announces $13.9 Million Available in Grants to Support Tribal Law Enforcement  – 6/2/2008


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