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Thank you for your interest in this year's
Community Policing
Development (CPD)

Details about the program:

  • CPD funds are used to advance the practice of community policing through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, applied research, guidebooks, and best practices that are national in scope
  • Open to all public governmental agencies, profit and nonprofit institutions, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations
  • Up to $8 million is available
  • Topic areas include: Microgrant Initiative for Law Enforcement, Critical Response Technical Assistance, Community Policing Emerging Issues Forums, Community Policing Training Projects, Law Enforcement Led 21st Century Policing Demonstration Projects, 21st Century Policing and Implementation Projects
  • Addresses recommendations contained in the report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing
The COPS Office has stopped accepting applications for the fiscal year 2016 grants and we are in the process of determining and announcing grant recipients. To check on specific grants, please monitor the home page.

Program Documents

Community Policing Development Program: 2015 - 2012
Page Location:
Grants & Funding > Community Policing Development