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Star For Immediate Release
October 15, 2014

CONTACT: Dean M. Kueter, Jr
(202) 305-5012


COPS Office Awards More Than $6 Million in Community Policing Development Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) released more than $6 million in federal funding for Community Policing Development grants.

The funds released today advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, applied research, guidebooks, and best practices. Projects included several micro grants to police departments for innovative work on crime control issues as well as grants to law enforcement stakeholder associations to work on projects that are national in scope.

360 Blueprint Program
City of Reno, NV
$99,997
Animal Cruelty as a Gateway to More Serious Crimes
National Sheriffs’ Association of Alexandria, VA
$99,941
Bridging the Trust Gap: Trust Initiatives between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color
The International Association of Chiefs of Police of Alexandria, VA
$100,000
Support for the IACP Community Policing Committee
The International Association of Chiefs of Police of Alexandria, VA
$50,000
Building Community Responses to People with Mental Illness
City of Park Ridge, Illinois
$99,669
Colorado Springs Assistance to Elders
Colorado Springs Police Department of Colorado Springs, CO
$99,990
Community Policing Emerging Issues Forums
Strategic Applications International of Washington, DC
$499,350
Community Policing Self-Assessment Tool
ICF, Incorporated, LLC of Fairfax, VA
$150,000
Community Policing Training and Technical Assistance Program
Virginia Center for Policing Innovation of Richmond, VA
$150,000
COPS Office Speaker Series
Palladian Partners of Silver Spring, MD
$59,845
El Paso County TAPS Academy
El Paso County Sheriff's Department of El Paso, TX
$80,520
Gang School Safety Team (GSST) Program Model
City of Chicago, Illinois
$99,663
Identification of Programs Designed to Reduce Arrest and/or Incarceration of the Mentally Ill
Major County Sheriffs Association of Alexandria, VA
$98,444
Interdiction for the Protection of Children
Texas Department of Public Safety
$95,495
Community Policing Emerging Issues Forums
Police Executive Research Forum of Washington, DC
$500,000
Labor/Management Meeting and Orientation Briefing for Future Labor Leaders and Management Executives
Police Executive Research Forum of Washington, DC
$100,000
Las Vegas Ambush After Action Report
The CNA Corporation of Arlington, VA
$100,205
Microgrant Promising Practices Coordinator
The CNA Corporation of Arlington, VA
$99,636
Law Enforcement Officer Near Miss System
Police Foundation of Washington, DC
$99,993
School Safety Averted Attacks Database
Police Foundation of Washington, DC
$500,000
Leadership Development for Senior Police Executives
Major Cities Chiefs Association
$99,878
LISTEN Program to Address Police Bias through Community Mediation
City of Los Angeles, California
$99,962
Making North Las Vegas a Better Place to Live Initiative
North Las Vegas Police Department of North Las Vegas, NV
$100,000
Minority Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator and Evaluator
Fund for the City of New York of New York, NY
$499,938
Not In Our Town (Continuation Project)
The Working Group of Oakland, CA
$150,000
Primary Research of Law Enforcement Fatalities
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund of Washington, DC
$99,585
Seattle Neighborhood Policing Plan Project
Seattle Police Foundation of Seattle, WA
$100,000
The First 45 Days Program
University of Wisconsin at Madison of Madison, WI
$63,600
"The Law and You" Video Update
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives of Washington, DC
$90,864
Tribal Training and Technical Assistance
International Homicide Investigators Association
$10,000
Tribal Training and Technical Assistance
Lamar Associates of Washington, DC
$299,983
Tribal Training and Technical Assistance
National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children of Westminster, CO
$300,000
Tribal Training and Technical Assistance
National Native Law Enforcement Association of Washington, DC
$10,000
Tribal Training and Technical Assistance
Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute of Woodbury, MN
$300,000
Using Community Policing to Combat Violent Extremism
World Org. for Resource Development and Education of Washington, DC
$499,656
Youth Violence Reduction Partnerships: Mayors, Police Chiefs and School Administrators Working Together
U.S. Conference of Mayors of Washington, DC
$99,586

The COPS Office is a federal agency responsible for advancing community policing nationwide. Since 1995, COPS has awarded over $14 billion to advance community policing, including grants awarded to more than 13,000 state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to fund the hiring and redeployment of approximately 125,000 officers and provide a variety of knowledge resource products including publications, training, and technical assistance.

For additional information about COPS, please visit www.cops.usdoj.gov.

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