|Office of Community
Oriented Policing Services
U.S. Department of Justice
COPS Technology grants provide funding for the continued development of technologies and automated systems that help Tribal, state, and local law enforcement agencies prevent, respond to, and investigate crime. This funding allows state agencies to purchase technologies to advance communications interoperability, information sharing, crime analysis, intelligence gathering, and crime prevention in their communities.
The COPS Office has awarded approximately $827 million in COPS Technology grants to more than 1,400 agencies to date. Most recently, 445 technology projects named in the 2006 Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act received approximately $127 million in COPS Technology grant funding.