The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January 2010

The Changing Mission of Police Monitoring

Monitoring Charts Independent monitoring furthers community oriented policing by making the successes and failures of the police in policing themselves open and comprehensible. Monitoring promotes accountability and transparency... Read More

FY 2010 COPS Budget Highlights

The President recently signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which provides funding for COPS 2010 grant programs. Read More

One-on-One With … Bermuda Police Service Superintendent James A. Howard

James A. Howard Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory located a little more than 600 miles east of South Carolina that is home to nearly 70,000 people. As one of Bermuda Police Service’s newest Superintendents, James A. Howard knows... Read More

Three Years of Social Media—Lessons Learned

Social media sites are popping up everywhere as more and more agencies are starting to incorporate them into their media outreach efforts. We created our federal social media site 3 years ago, and believe that the site has... Read More

LISC Publication Series on MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards

Golden Ribbon Bricks and mortar can be powerful crime problem-solving tools, as can new business development, community organizing, and strong property management. The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) recently released... 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



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