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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Established in 1984, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund is a private non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of America’s law enforcement officers and to promoting officer safety. Read More...


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COPS Hiring Program Now Open for Applications

CHP is a competitive grant program that provides funding directly to state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to hire police officers dedicated to addressing specific crime and disorder challenges confronting communities. Read More...


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Raising Plants and Lowering Crime in Delaware

The phrase "Doing More with Less" is used increasingly to characterize our current austere economic reality. With furloughs, job cuts, and the elimination of important public programs, prospective grantees have even more competition for dwindling federal resources, while grant making agencies have difficult decisions ahead with respect to program priorities. Read More...


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Preventing Violence as a Public Health Priority

Public health expert Dr. Anthony Iton says that if you give him your address, he can tell you how long you’re likely to live. His prediction isn’t based simply on homicide rates or disease prevalence in your area. Read More...


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Secure Our Schools Now Open for Applications

The grants provide up to 50 percent of the total cost for the installation of metal detectors, locks, lighting, fencing, surveillance cameras, and other equipment that helps deter crime and disorder in schools. Read More...


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Intervention: Guiding Youthful Offenders to Make Positive Behavior Choices

These days, local governments across the country are faced with declining revenues, rising costs, and fiscal pressures from every conceivable direction, all while being expected to do more with less. Read More...



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2011 IACP and Cisco Community Policing Award

Since 1998, the IACP’s Community Policing Committee has recognized outstanding community policing initiatives undertaken by law enforcement agencies worldwide through the annual Community Policing Award, sponsored by Cisco. Read More...

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Director MelekianThis month many of their colleagues, friends, and families will join tens of thousands of others here in Washington, D.C., to honor those who serve and commemorate those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Read More...

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Please join the COPS Office as we support
National Police Week 2011
: May 15th – 21st, 2011
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23rd Annual
Candlelight Vigil
Friday, May 13, 2011
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