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2/24/2015 - The FY 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) is now closed.

Funding Opportunities

The COPS Office is pleased to announce this year’s grant programs. Below you will find brief descriptions of the grant programs and links to more details. Please note these program solicitations have not yet opened, but will be opening soon.

COPS Hiring Program (CHP)
The 2015 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) is a competitive grant program designed with a focus of hiring or rehiring of law enforcement officers. CHP provides 75 percent of the approved entry-level salaries and fringe benefits of each newly hired and/or rehired full-time officer, up to $125,000 per officer position, over the three year (36 month) grant period.

The CHP solicitation will open in May.

Community Policing Development (CPD)
The 2015 Community Policing Development (CPD) is a competitive grant program designed to contribute to developing the capacity of law enforcement to implement community policing strategies, build knowledge about effective practices and outcomes, and support creative approaches to preventing crime and promoting safe communities. CPD funds also address the unique needs of targeted audiences and stakeholders, such as campus and school safety personnel, tribal and Native American law enforcement, returning offenders, faith leaders, and agencies implementing large technology initiatives.

The CHP solicitation will open in May.

COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program (CAMP)
The 2015 COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program (CAMP) is a competitive grant program designed with a focus on advancing public safety by providing funds directly to state law enforcement agencies to investigate illicit activities related to the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine.

COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF)
The 2015 Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) is a competitive grant program designed with a focus assist state law enforcement agencies in states with high per capita levels of primary treatment admissions for both heroin and other opioids. AHTF funds shall be used for drug enforcement, including investigations and activities related to the distribution of heroin or unlawful diversion and distribution of prescription opioids.

COPS Anti-Gang Initiative (CAGI)
The 2015 COPS Anti-Gang Initiative (CAGI) is a competitive grant program designed with a focus to fund multijurisdictional partnerships that include federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to address gang activity, focusing on enforcement, prevention and education, and intervention. Funding may be used for task forces that work toward disrupting gangs that traffic methamphetamine. Task forces can also address the nexus between gangs and human trafficking and/or target gangs of national significance.

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