The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 2 | Issue 3 | March 2009

$1 Billion Grant Program Will Create and Save Law Enforcement Jobs Across America

Approximately 5,500 additional law enforcement officer jobs will be created or saved in law enforcement agencies across the country through funding provided by the stimulus plan recently signed by the President. Read More

Indio Police Department Tackles the Foreclosure Crisis

Image of foreclosed house Between 2002 and 2007, the city of Indio, California, experienced a housing boom, but by late 2007 found itself on the leading edge of what is now a national foreclosure crisis. Faced with increasing numbers of citizen complaints of poorly maintained properties... Read More

Child Sexual Predator Program

The Child Sexual Predator Program (CSPP) is a new funding initiative implemented by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (the COPS Office) aimed at reducing and preventing child endangerment and protecting communities from sexual predators. Read More

Discourteous Cops and Unruly Citizens: Mediation Can Help

PDiscourteous Cops and Unruly Citizens: Mediation Can Help Achieving a healthy community-police relationship should not be viewed as simply a “warm and fuzzy” or “touchy-feely” aspiration, but rather a necessary objective of any police department. Read More

COPS on the Move

The COPS Office appreciates meeting with members of the law enforcement community and sharing the latest information about our grant opportunities, publications, and web- based resources. Read More

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