The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 3 | Issue 4 | April 2010

Call for Submissions: 2010 Herman Goldstein Award

The Center for Problem-Oriented Policing has announced a call for submissions for the 2010 Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing. The deadline to submit a project for consideration is June 1, 2010.

The Goldstein Award, which will be presented at the 2010 International Problem- Oriented Policing and Crime Analysis Training Conference, recognizes innovative and effective problem-oriented policing (POP) projects that have achieved measurable success in resolving recurring specific crime, disorder, or public safety problems faced by police and the community. Submissions must address all four phases of the SARA problem-solving model.

More information about proposal guidelines, copies of past award winners’ submissions, and the link to submit your project via online upload can be found at Should you have further questions, please contact the Goldstein awards coordinator and adviser, Rob Guerette, at

The International Problem-Oriented Policing and Crime Analysis Training Conference will be held September 27–30, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. It is being hosted by the Arlington Police Department and sponsored by the POP Center and the International Association of Crime Analysts, with support from the COPS Office. Please visit for additional conference information and registration details.