Community Policing Development: Emerging Issues Forums
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The FY22 Emerging Issues Forums - Community Policing Development Solicitation
was closed on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at 7:59 PM ET.*
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ABOUT THE EMERGING ISSUES FORUMS PROGRAM
The FY22 Emerging Issues Forums - Community Policing Development Solicitation program will fund an organization to plan and execute two to four convenings with thought leaders in law enforcement on critical topics that are impacting the field. The applicant will also develop resources highlighting promising practices addressing these emerging issues that can be shared with the broader law enforcement community. The applicant should be prepared to work collaboratively with the COPS Office to develop topics for the emerging issues convenings. Forums will assemble thought leaders in law enforcement on critical topics that are impacting the field. Forums can be virtual or in person and result in the development of publications, toolkits, and other resources that provide promising practices on critical issues.
Institutions of Higher Education
Faith Based Organizations
For Profit (Commercial) Organizations
- Emerging Issues Forums Program Solicitation Guide
This solicitation guide includes general information on the administrative and legal requirements governing the COPS Office CPD Emerging Issues Forums program as well as detailed program-specific information.
- Emerging Issues Forums Program Pre-Award Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides quick reference information on the CPD Emerging Issues Forums program.
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