The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 1 | Issue 6 | June 2008

“One on One with… Assistant Chief Joshua Ederheimer”

Photo: Joshua Ederheimer Joshua A. Ederheimer, Assistant Chief of Police of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, agreed to be the first participant in what we hope will be an interesting and informative regular feature. Read More

2008 Funding Opportunities from COPS

Last month the COPS Office announced the availability of funding under the COPS Secure Our Schools (SOS) 2008 grant program and the Tribal Resources Grant Program 2008 (TRGP 2008). The application deadline for both of these programs is June 13, 2008, and there are three ways to apply. Read More

Internal Affairs Community of Practice:
A Novel Approach to Advancing Community Policing

turning wheels In police agencies throughout the United States, Internal Affairs units are responsible for helping to ensure police ethics and integrity within their respective agencies by investigating officer conduct, particularly citizen complaints of officer misconduct. Read More

Community Policing Nugget:
How Planning and Research Units Can Do More to Promote Innovation and Advance Community Policing

According to recent Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics (LEMAS) data, a majority of local agencies have either a Planning and Research unit or personnel assigned the responsibility. Planning and Research functions support innovation and contribute to advancing community policing through varied and complex activities. Read More

New From Our Partners at OVC

online course image This month the Dispatch is pleased to offer news of two new products available from the Office of Victims of Crime (OVC), Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Read More

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