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Ronald L. Davis
Director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Ronald L. Davis was announced as the Director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) by Attorney General Eric Holder in
November, 2013.

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Director's Letter: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

There has been much discussion regarding the public safety response to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic in this country. According to recently released information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2011 there were on average 110 overdose deaths every day. Opioid pain relievers were involved in nearly 17,000 of those drug poisoning deaths, and there were another 4,400 deaths from heroin overdose.1 For heroin, this is more than a 100 percent increase in the number of overdose deaths from just five years earlier. This new conversation takes place alongside a long-standing one on the intersection of addiction and criminal behavior. Read More

Director's Letter: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic (10/2014) Icon: PDF Document
COPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (10/2014) Icon: PDF Document
Honoring Asian and Pacific Islanders (5/2014) Icon: PDF Document
My Road Trip (4/2014)Icon: PDF Document
Am I My Brother's Keeper (4/2014) Icon: PDF Document
Women's History Month (3/2014)Icon: PDF Document
Black History Month (2/2014) Icon: PDF Document

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