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Header: FY'2014 COPS Hiring Program Solicitation

Archive Grant Award Packages: FY 2014 | FY 2013

The COPS Office is pleased to announce the awarding of 215 FY 2014
COPS Hiring Program (CHP) grants for approximately $123 million.

Please see below for more information.

The COPS Office is pleased to have announced the award of 215 FY 2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) grants for approximately $123 million.

FY 2014 CHP grants provide up to 75 percent of the approved entry-level salaries and fringe benefits of full-time officers for a 36-month grant period, with a minimum 25 percent local cash match requirement and a maximum federal share of $125,000 per officer position. FY2014 CHP grants may be used on or after the official grant award start date to: (1) hire new officer positions, which includes filling existing officer vacancies that are no longer funded in an agency's budget; (2) rehire officers laid off by any jurisdiction as a result of state, local, or Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) budget cuts; or (3) rehire officers who were, at the time of grant application, scheduled to be laid off (by the applicant's jurisdiction) on a specific future date as a result of state, local, or BIA budget reductions unrelated to the receipt of grant funding.

Highlights for FY 2014 CHP:

Under FY 2014 CHP additional consideration was given to applicants who selected one of the following community policing problem areas:

Additional consideration was also given for the following:

CHP grantees who chose any of these specific community policing problem areas will not be allowed to change it post-award.

To view CHP Awards by state, visit the 2014 Award Announcement Map!

Header: FY 2014 COPS Hiring Program Award Materials
COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Award Selection Methodology Icon: PDF Document
2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Applicant Ranking Icon: PDF Document
Quick Facts about the COPS Hiring Program Icon: PDF Document
2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grant Owner's Manual Icon: PDF Document
2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Grant Award Package Icon: PDF Document
2014 CHP Award List by State Icon: PDF Document
2014 CHP Award List by Problem Area Icon: PDF Document
2014 COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Post-Award Fact Sheet Icon: PDF Document
COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Modification FAQ's Icon: PDF Document
COPS Hiring Modification Form Icon: PDF Document
Community Policing Self-Assessment Tool (CP-SAT)