The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 2 | Issue 11 | November 2009

One-on-One with…ONDCP Director Gil Kerlikowske

Recently, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Gil Kerlikowske spoke at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Exposition held in Denver, Colorado. Read More

Report from the Field:
Community Policing in the Academy and Beyond

Students studying in the classroom A decade ago, the Somerset County Police Academy, located at the Raritan Valley Community College, developed a recruit program in which community policing was the underlying foundation. Read More

Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative

Investigation into the events leading up to 9/11 showed several instances of lost opportunities due to lack of information-sharing outside of specific agencies or communities of interest. Read More

Demand Is High for New Intel Guide

Graph that illustrates a high demand for the Intelligence Guide In August, the COPS Office announced the release of the second edition of Law Enforcement Intelligence: A Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies by Dr. David Carter of Michigan State University. Read More

VCPI and COPS Announce CHRP Online

How many of you have opened a grant award package and thought: “Fantastic!” and “Now what?” at the same time? Read More

The Digital TV Switch And Its Impact On Public Safety

Frequency lines A clearer picture wasn’t the only good thing to come out of the switch to digital TV on June 12, 2009. In fact, it was a pivotal day for police and public safety technology in general. Read More

New from COPS

The purpose of the symposium was to educate attendees on the recent legislative, policy and programmatic developments that states are using to control the diversion of chemicals into the illegal manufacturing of methamphetamine and other controlled substances. Read More



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