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FY 2015 Community Policing Development (CPD)
is now OPEN.

The COPS Office is pleased to announce that the FY 2015 Community Policing Development (CPD) program is now open and accepting applications.

Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies, which support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime. Community policing is comprised of three key components:

The 2015 CPD program will fund projects related to the following topic areas:

This solicitation is open to all public governmental agencies, profit and nonprofit institutions, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations. Proposals should be responsive to the topic selected, significantly advance the field of community policing, and demonstrate an understanding of community policing as it pertains to the application topic. Unless otherwise indicated, initiatives that primarily or solely benefit one or a limited number of law enforcement agencies or other entities will not be considered for funding.

Steps to Apply:
Completing a CPD application is a two-step process. Applicants are first required to register via and complete an SF-424. The funding code for this solicitation is COPS-Community Policing Development Application 2015. Once the SF-424 has been submitted, applicants will receive an e-mail from the COPS Office with instructions on completing the second part of the CPD application through the COPS Office Online Application System. If you have not renewed your COPS Office Account Access information, contact the COPS Office Response Center at or 800-421-6770.

Banner: FY 2015 Community Policing Development (CPD) Solicitation Materials

Listen to the CPD Podcast | Read the transcript
Application Guide Icon: PDF Document
Standard Application Form Icon: PDF Document
FAQs Icon: PDF Document
Fact Sheet Icon: PDF Document
Listen to the "Preparing Your Application" Podcast | Read the transcript
Preparing Your Application Icon: PDF Document

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