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COPS Press Releases

The COPS Office keeps America apprised of its accomplishments and the accomplishments of COPS grantees through press releases. These press releases chronicle the COPS Office's achievements over the years.

2014

COPS Office Discusses Public Health Approaches to Reduce Violence
U.S. Department of Justice Sponsors De-Escalation Training For Law Enforcement Personnel
Justice Department Releases The Final Report on the Collaborative Reform Process With Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Convened Law Enforcement, Civil Rights, and Community Leaders to Develop Promising Strategies and Create Actionable Solutions

2013

Department of Justice Awards Hiring Grants for Law Enforcement and School Safety
US Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Announces Awards for Innovative Policing Projects
Department of Justice Awards Hiring Grants to Support California Law Enforcement
Department of Justice Awards Hiring Grants to Support Arizona Law Enforcement

2012

Department of Justice Completes Review of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Use of Force Policies and Practices

Department of Justice Announces “Vets to Cops” Hiring Grants (9/27/2012)

US Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Announces Awards for Innovative Policing Projects

Department of Justice Announces “Vets to Cops” Hiring Grants (6/28/2012)

COPS Office Now Accepting Applications for Community Policing Development Program

2011

US Department of Justice Cops Office Awards Over $243 Million to Hire New Officers

US Department of Justice COPS Office Announces Over $13 Million in School Safety Grants
The National Police Foundations Project announces workshop for September 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California
U.S. Department of Justice Announces Grant Awards to Locate, Prosecute Child Sexual Predators
COPS Announces Awards for Innovative Policing Projects: More than $6 million to be invested in projects that promote community policing, innovative problem solving and stronger partnerships
COPS Office Announces Availability of $13 Million in School Safety Grants
COPS Office Announces Availability of $246 Million in Funding to Hire Community Policing Officers
COPS Office Announces Online Training Course in Support of Police and Private Security Partnerships
COPS Office Accepting Applications to Fund Innovative Policing Projects

2010

Investigate and Respond to Dogfighting in Your Community

COPS Office Awards $3.9 Million to Tribes to Fight Methamphetamine

COPS Office Announces $26.1 Million to Improve School Safety and Reduce Child Sexual Victimization
COPS Office Announces $7.5 Million to Support Innovative Policing Practices
COPS Office Funds Model Community Policing Partnership Between Mendocino County and Round Valley Indian Tribes – 6/1/2010
Director Melekian and St. Louis Officials Discuss Importance of Stimulus Funding for Police Departments – 4/14/2010
COPS Office Publication Helps Education and Law Enforcement Officials Reduce Bullying in Schools – 3/31/2010

2009

COPS Office Awards $11.4 Million in Grants to Stop Child Sexual Predators – 10/1/2009
COPS Office Awards $16 Million in School Safety Funds – 10/1/2009
Federal COPS Office Awards $19.6 Million to Tribal Police Departments – 8/27/2009

2008

New Resource Will Help Police and Communities Work Together  – 10/31/2008
New Publication Reviews Law Enforcement Efforts to Transition Military Veterans  – 10/8/2008
Federal COPS Office Awards $19.6 Million to Tribal Police Departments – 8/27/2009
COPS Office Develops Resources to Help Police Address Increasing Number of Vacant Homes  – 10/8/2008
COPS Office Awards $9.9 Million in Grants to Locate, Arrest, and Prosecute Sexual Predators  – 10/3/2008
COPS Office Announces $14.4 Million in School Safety Grants  – 9/12/2008
U.S. Departnemt of Justice Announces $19.8 Million in Grants to Add Officers To America’s Streets  – 9/4/2008
COPS Office Awards $14.1 Million in Tribal Resource Grants  – 8/29/2008
COPS Office Announces $14.4 Million Available in School Safety Grants  – 6/2/2008
COPS Office Announces $13.9 Million Available in Grants to Support Tribal Law Enforcement  – 6/2/2008


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