COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) Program

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The FY22 COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) program was closed on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 7:59 PM ET.*

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The Fiscal Year 2022 COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) program is a competitive award program designed to advance public safety by providing funds directly to state law enforcement agencies in states with high per capita rates of primary treatment admissions for the purpose of locating or investigating illicit activities through statewide collaboration relating to the distribution of heroin, fentanyl, or carfentanil, or to the unlawful distribution of prescription opioids. 

Who is Eligible?

State Law Enforcement Agencies
There is approximately $35 million in funding available through FY 2022 AHTF. Each award is three years (36 months) in duration, and recipients may receive a maximum of $4 million per award. There is no local match requirement.

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