The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 3 | Issue 4 | April 2010

One Year Later, NYPD's Hybrid Fleet Thriving

Emissions Free Driving In April 2009, the New York Police Department (NYPD) announced the rollout of 40 Nissan Altima Hybrids, the first hybrid vehicles driven by NYPD patrol officers. The number of hybrids in the NYPD fleet now... Read More

One on One With…Chief Jim Burack,
Milliken Police Department

The COPS Office’s Dr. Debra Cohen caught up with Chief Burack on the heels of a dedication ceremony for the new Milliken Police Station and Meeting House this past January. Read More

Director’s Column

Director Melekian The issue of crime and justice in Indian country is a priority for the President, the Attorney General, and the COPS Office. The rate of violent crime in Indian country is two and a half times the national average and can be... Read More

Fusion Centers: Partnerships in Action

In February, more than 1,000 federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement representatives gathered from around the country for the fourth annual Fusion Center Conference... Read More

Using Community Policing to Manage Police Equipment

Police Car When most people think of police, the first thing that probably comes to mind is their most visible role: patrol operations. However, the inner workings of police departments are extremely more dynamic... Read More

Social Networks:
A Community Policing Technique for Disaster Response

September 11, Hurricane Katrina, tsunamis, earthquakes, airport security, cell phones, camera phones, 2-way Internet usage, texting, Facebook, blogging, etc. Read More

Call for Submissions: 2010 Herman Goldstein Award

Submitting Application The Center for Problem-Oriented Policing has announced a call for submissions for the 2010 Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing. The deadline to submit a project for consideration... Read More

International Association of Women in Police
Accepting Nominations for 2010 International
Recognition and Scholarship Award

The International Association of Women Police (IAWP) is soliciting 2010 nominations for one of its prestigious awards—the International Recognition and Scholarship Award. Read More

Coming Soon to a Desktop Near You

Desktop Computer Reflecting new energy and priorities coming from the White House, the Department of Justice, and COPS Director Bernard Melekian, the COPS Office has started work on thoroughly revamping the COPS web site. Read More

COPS on the Road

The COPS Office participates in numerous conferences, training sessions and workshops across the country. The opportunity to meet with public safety practitioners is key in helping the COPS Office shape new programs and resources. Read More

New from COPS

The Beat Logo April 1, 2010 marks the debut of a new podcast series for the COPS Office. This monthly podcast, called The Beat, will feature both the leading innovators and officers who are shaping the field of American policing. Read More





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