The COPS Office publishes materials for law enforcement and community stakeholders to use in collaboratively addressing crime and disorder challenges. These free publications provide you with best practice approaches and give you access to collective knowledge from the field. Below you can find our recent and featured publications, and you can also search the Resource Center or our Community Policing Topics pages for specific issues.


Lessons to Advance Community Policing: Final Report for 2014 Microgrant Sites

In 2013, the COPS Office launched the Microgrant Initiative for Law Enforcement under the Community Policing Development program. This report describes the lessons learned and promising practices that resulted from these microgrant projects.

Improving Law Enforcement Resilence – Lessons and Recommendations

This report provides recommendations for preparing officers for traumatic events and strategies for supporting overall resilience through physical and emotional health.