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What is a COPS grant?

What is a COPS grant?

The COPS Hiring Program (CHP) is a competitive grant program designed to provide funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire additional career law enforcement officers in an effort to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts.

What is the COPS program?

The COPS Office awards grants to hire community policing professionals, develop and test innovative policing strategies, and provide training and technical assistance to community members, local government leaders, and all levels of law enforcement.

Why is law enforcement important?

The purpose of law enforcement is to protect communities, hold individuals accountable, and ensure justice.

How to apply for grants for the COPS Office?

We invite you to learn about our various funding opportunities, read about our current award recipient successes, and plan to apply for funding to support your community policing and public safety efforts. STEP 1: Get a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number by calling 866-705-5711 or visiting fedgov.dnb.com/webform

Who is eligible for the COPS Hiring Program?

The COPS Hiring Program (CHP) Program is a competitive solicitation, open to all state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies with primary law enforcement authority.

How much money has been spent on community policing?

If you’re a state, local, tribal or territorial law enforcement agency then you should explore our funding opportunities. As the leading community policing experts at the U.S. Department of Justice, we’ve invested over $14 billion in community policing since Congress established our office in 1994.

How to apply for cops community policing development?

The Grants.gov funding code for this solicitation is COPS-Community-Policing-Development-Application-2020. Once the SF-424 has been submitted, applicants will receive an email from the COPS Office with instructions on how to complete the second part of the CPD application through the COPS Office Online Application System.