Ronald L. Davis was appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder in November, 2013 to head the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The COPS Office is responsible for advancing community policing nationwide and supporting the community policing activities of state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies. To date, the COPS Office has invested more than $14 billion to fund the hiring of more than 125,000 officers and deputies and provide a variety of knowledge resources including publications, CDs, training, technical assistance, conferences, and webcasts.
Director Davis' appointment follows eight years of serving the City of East Palo Alto as Chief of Police. Before becoming Chief, Davis served 20 years with the Oakland Police Department where he rose to the rank of Captain and served in assignments including Police Academy Director, Criminal Investigations Commander, Patrol Commander, and Inspector General.
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|COPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (10/2014)|
|Honoring Asian and Pacific Islanders (5/2014)|
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|Am I My Brother's Keeper (4/2014)|
|Women's History Month (3/2014)|
|Black History Month (2/2014)|