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Header: FY 2014 Community Policing Development Solicitation


The COPS Office expects to announce funding decisions no sooner than
September 2014.

The FY2014 COPS Community Policing Development (CPD) Program is now closed. Through this competitive program, the COPS Office will provide funding to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, demonstration projects, applied research, guidebooks, and best practices that are national in scope and responsive to the solicitation topic requirements. All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

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 2014 CPD Program will fund projects related to the following topic areas:

  1. Microgrants Initiative, enhanced and expanded for FY 2014;
  2. Microgrants Initiative Coordinator to support and facilitate the Microgrants Initiative;
  3. Critical Response Technical Assistance;
  4. COPS Office Community Policing Issues Forums;
  5. Using Community Policing to Combat Violent Extremism;
  6. Minority Youth Violence Prevention (MYVP) Site Coordinator and Evaluator;
  7. COPS Office Community Policing Development (CPD) Continuation Funding; and
  8. Tribal Training and Technical Assistance.

Header: FY 2014 Community Policing Development Solicitation Materials

Please use the following materials to familiarize yourself with the application, and to gather information needed to complete your application when the solicitation opens. Agencies wishing to apply for FY 2014 CPD funding will be required to submit an application electronically through the COPS Office Online Application System when the program opens in mid- to late May.

COPS FY2014 Application Guide: Community Policing Development (CPD) Icon: PDF Document
Pre-Award Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for 2014 Community Policing Development (CPD)

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