The e-newsletter of the COPS Office | Volume 2 | Issue 10 | October 2009

International POP Conference Marks 20th Anniversary

This November will mark the 20th anniversary of the annual International Problem-Oriented Policing Conference (POP Conference). Read More

One-On-One with Chief James Fealy
High Point, North Carolina

Police Officer speaking and instructing at a meeting Recently, the COPS Office released an exciting new publication, The High Point Drug Intervention Strategy. Chief James Fealy of the High Point Police Department recently spoke with Dispatch Editor-in-Chief Deborah Spence about the strategy’s success in High Point and why other agencies might want to try it.... Read More

NATS Initiative Provides Fitting End to a Disorderly Problem in Maine

Robert Bryant, Police Chief of the Penobscot Indian Nation in Indian Island, Maine, was besieged not long ago by tribal members complaining about disorderly youth gathering in the neighborhoods and disturbing residents throughout the night... Read More

Drive Smart Colorado and State Patrol Community Policing

DRIVE SMART serves all ages...uniting agencies, businesses, and organizations on a regular basis that are committed to creating safer driving for everyone on the roadways. Read More

Geography Matters! Highlights from the 10th Crime Mapping Research Conference

Over the last 2 years, the COPS Office has partnered with the National Institute of Justice Mapping and Analysis for Public Safety (NIJ MAPS) program to develop a quarterly newsletter, Geography & Public Safety, which highlights the importance of using spatial analysis to respond to community concerns and crime problems... Read More

New from COPS

Cover: Dealing with Crime and Disorder in Urban Parks This publication, by David Kennedy and Sue-Lin Wong, tells the compelling story of High Point... Read More



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