The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 2 | Issue 4 | April 2009

COPS Office Receives Grant Funding for 2009

On March 11, President Obama signed into law the Omnibus Appropriations Act for 2009, which provides funding for the COPS Office this fiscal year. Read More

By Their Own Hand:
Suicide Among Law Enforcement Personnel

Data Graph According to the National P.O.L.I.C.E. Suicide Foundation, Inc., more than 300 law enforcement suicides occurred in 1998. This figure is often quoted in comparison to the 174 new names that were added... Read More

Campus Threat Assessment Training:
A Multidisciplinary Approach

Since the shooting incidents at Virginia Tech in April 2007 and Northern Illinois University in February 2008, several prominent organizations and task forces released reports on campus safety... Read More

Using Social Media to Protect Public Safety

Ipod image It may be seem improbable that offenders with outstanding warrants would voluntarily surrender to law enforcement. In fact, however, some may be looking for a safe opportunity... Read More

New From COPS

This Problem-Oriented Guide for Police, from the Response Guides Series, reviews the application of asset forfeiture to specific crime problems, examines legal arrangements for its use, discusses the benefits and consequences to its use... Read More

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