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Ronald L. Davis was appointed by United States Attorney General Eric Holder in November 2013 as the Director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). The COPS Office is responsible for advancing community policing nationwide and supporting the community policing activities of state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. To date, the COPS Office has invested more than $14 billion in the advancement of community policing. The COPS Office currently manages over 2,000 active grants totaling $1.4 Billion.

In December 2014, President Obama appointed Director Davis to serve as the Executive Director of the newly created President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The President charged Director Davis and the Task Force with developing concrete recommendations to improve community trust in the police while enhancing public safety.

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Director's Letters
National Coffee with a Cop Day (9/2016) Icon: PDF Document
Police Reform vs. Policing Reform (7/2016) Icon: PDF Document
The Hate Crimes Reporting Gap: Low Numbers Keep Tensions High (5/2016)
Law Enforcement Leads the Change: A Diverse Coalition Digs into the Promise of 21st Century Policing (12/2015)
Testimony for the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts (11/2015)
Collaborative Reform Initiative: An Assessment of the St. Louis County Police Department (10/2015) Icon: PDF Document
President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing Recommendations: From Print to Action (7/2015)
Race and Policing: An Agenda for Action (6/2015)
What 21st Century Policing Means (3/2015)
National Native American Heritage Month (11/2014) Icon: PDF Document
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic (10/2014) Icon: PDF Document
COPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (10/2014) Icon: PDF Document
Honoring Asian and Pacific Islanders (5/2014) Icon: PDF Document
My Road Trip (4/2014)Icon: PDF Document
Am I My Brother's Keeper (4/2014) Icon: PDF Document
Women's History Month (3/2014)Icon: PDF Document
Black History Month (2/2014) Icon: PDF Document