The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 3 | Issue 2 | February 2010

Director’s Message

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS Office), like all great organizations, serves a noble purpose. In alignment with our component partners within the Department of Justice, our noble purpose is to create safer communities... Read More

Getting a Grip on Graffiti

Graffiti on wall Graffiti is nothing new. Communities across the country, and around the globe, have long seen this visual blight. What has changed is law enforcement’s evolving focus on graffiti. Read More

An Inaugural Year for the Caruth Police Institute at Dallas

After nearly 3 years of development, the W.W. Caruth, Jr. Police Institute (CPI) at Dallas, Texas, celebrated its first full year of operation at the close of 2009. Read More

All Welcomed to the New Milliken Police Station

James A. Howard On January 6, 2010, the Milliken (Colorado) Police Department opened the doors for its new policing building—a facility reflecting the department’s vision using architecture and design to support... Read More

CHRP Grantees Get to Work

The COPS Office has played a major role in helping the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act address the primary goal of saving and creating jobs. Read More

COPS on the Road

2010 Desk Calendar The COPS Office participates in numerous conferences, training sessions and workshops across the country. The opportunity to meet with public... Read More

New from COPS

This guide provides a comprehensive review about the phenomenon of fear of crime as well as historical and contemporary police efforts at fear reduction. Read More



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