The COPS Office Partners With “Not In Our Town: Light In the Darkness” Community Engagement Campaign

Patchogue, NY residents

The new PBS documentary special, “Not in Our Town: Light In The Darkness,” tells the story of a town joining together to take action after the hate crime killing of a local immigrant devastates the community. Read More...


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City of Richmond Gunfire Detection and Response Program (GDARP)

The City of Richmond, California has struggled for decades with crime and other problems common to their area. In 2007, Richmond was ranked as the 9th most dangerous city in the nation, based upon statistics that included 47 homicides in a community with a population of 100,000. The City of Richmond faces tremendous challenges in the area of gun crimes and has addressed the issue with the Gunfire Detection and Response Program (GDARP). Read More


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ECW Guidelines: New and Improved

In 2005, the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), with assistance from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS Office) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), convened a discussion on conducted energy devices (CEDs). Read More...


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Congratulations to Dean Isabella and Frank Shea, Winners of the First Annual L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS Office) has recently awarded the 2011 L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award to Lieutenant Dean Richard Isabella of the Providence (Rhode Island) Police Department and Executive Director Frank Shea of Olneyville Housing Corporation. Read More...


National DEC Conference

The National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC) is pleased to announce its eighth annual conference, to be held this year in partnership with Children and Family Futures (CFF). Read More...


Community Policing Development Award Recipients Announced

COPS announced awards totaling more than $6 million under the Community Policing Development grant program, which funds a broad range of projects intended to advance community policing practices. Read More...

 

 

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Director MelekianThrough the first half of this year, officer fatalities were up 10 percent over the same period last year. We are on the unfortunate track to see over 180 officers killed in the line of duty this year, which would make it the most deadly in the last decade. Read More...

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The Methamphetamine Summit: A Process in Collaboration and Decision Making brings together the history of an innovative process and an overview of the lessons learned Read more...

Promoting Partnerships between Police and Community Supervision Agencies describes how all levels of law enforcement and community supervision personnel build partnerships to enhance public safety. Read More...

Crime Analysis Case Studies provides practical examples from four very different communities that showcase the utility of crime analysts. Read More

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