The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 2 | Issue 9 | September 2009

One-On-One with Officer Lynn Wright
Pine Bluff Police Department

Children throughout the United States are returning to school and Dispatch Associate Editor Amy Schapiro spoke with Officer Lynn Wright. Read More

Police Labor Relations: Interest-Based Problem-Solving and the Power of Collaboration

Police Officer speaking and instructing at a meeting The role of police unions and labor relations in law enforcement agencies are topics that have received little attention. A recent study reported that in the past 33 years... Read More

Save Green by Going Green

Although they have received little attention, some state and local police departments in the United States and abroad are making concerted efforts to reduce their environmental impact. Read More

Join COPS at the IACP Conference

IACP's Logo The COPS Office is looking forward to participating in the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in Denver, Colorado, between October 3 and October 7. Read More

COPS Announces
Tribal Resources Grant Program Grantees

The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has announced grants totaling $19.6 million that were awarded to 102 tribal police departments and governments. Read More

New from COPS

Cover: Dealing with Crime and Disorder in Urban Parks Dealing with Crime and Disorder in Urban Parks reviews how a park’s design, maintenance, and policing can affect its crime and disorder problems. This guide also makes recommendations to help police... Read More



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