The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 2 | Issue 5 | May 2009

One-on-One with Sheriff Leroy (Lee) Baca,
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

With more than 10 years as sheriff of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Lee Baca has worked extensively to involve the community in public safety. Read More

COPS Hiring Recovery Program Generates
Massive Interest

Recovery Logo The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed by Congress earlier this year brought competitive hiring programs back to the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services... Read More

The Dispatch Wants to Hear Your Story

During the past 14 years, the COPS Office has learned that there is great value in a short story. Many agencies have shared stories of community policing successes... Read More

A Partnership that Builds Communities: Chesapeake Habitat for Humanity and the Baltimore Police Department

housing development The work of Chesapeake Habitat for Humanity (CHH) has an impact well beyond the bricks and mortar of the homes that it builds. CHH has made a commitment to develop strategic partnerships... Read More

Community Policing Dispatch Wins National Award

The editors of the Community Policing Dispatch are proud to announce that the Dispatch has won a National Association of Government Communicators’ (NAGC) Blue Pencil & Gold Screen award for outstanding E-Newsletter. Read More

New From COPS

community policing defined brochure Community Policing Defined provides a detailed description of the elements and subelements that fall under the community policing philosophy. The document describes the range of collaborative partnerships... Read More

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