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The 2022 Community Policing in Action Photo Contest is OPEN and accepting submissions! Check out our photo contest webpa...
10/12/2021

The 2022 Community Policing in Action Photo Contest is OPEN and accepting submissions! Check out our photo contest webpage for information on how to enter: https://cops.usdoj.gov/photocontest | Submission window closes on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 8 PM ET.

The 2022 Community Policing in Action Photo Contest is OPEN and accepting submissions! Check out our photo contest webpage for information on how to enter: https://cops.usdoj.gov/photocontest | Submission window closes on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 8 PM ET.

“The Collaboration Toolkit for Law Enforcement: Effective Strategies to Partner with the Community” is designed to help ...
10/08/2021
COPS Office: Grants and Resources for Community Policing

“The Collaboration Toolkit for Law Enforcement: Effective Strategies to Partner with the Community” is designed to help law enforcement initiate partnerships within their communities to collaborate on solving crime problems at the neighborhood level:

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10/08/2021

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NOW OPEN | The L. Anthony Sutin Award for Innovative Law Enforcement and Community Partnerships recognizes efforts of in...
10/08/2021

NOW OPEN | The L. Anthony Sutin Award for Innovative Law Enforcement and Community Partnerships recognizes efforts of innovative & sustained law enforcement & community partnerships whose collaborations have transformed #PublicSafety in their communities: https://cops.usdoj.gov/sutinaward

NOW OPEN | The L. Anthony Sutin Award for Innovative Law Enforcement and Community Partnerships recognizes efforts of innovative & sustained law enforcement & community partnerships whose collaborations have transformed #PublicSafety in their communities: https://cops.usdoj.gov/sutinaward

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10/07/2021

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10/06/2021

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Did you hear? The Community Policing in Action Photo Contest is now open and accepting submissions! Check out our photo ...
10/05/2021

Did you hear? The Community Policing in Action Photo Contest is now open and accepting submissions! Check out our photo contest webpage for information on how to enter: https://cops.usdoj.gov/photocontest | Submission window closes on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 8 PM ET.

Did you hear? The Community Policing in Action Photo Contest is now open and accepting submissions! Check out our photo contest webpage for information on how to enter: https://cops.usdoj.gov/photocontest | Submission window closes on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 8 PM ET.

"At its core, community policing is about building trust and mutual respect between police and communities — important g...
10/04/2021
A Proclamation on National Community Policing Week, 2021 | The White House

"At its core, community policing is about building trust and mutual respect between police and communities — important goals that can only be reached when we have accountability and faith in our justice system." Read Joe Biden's full proclamation: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/10/01/a-proclamation-on-national-community-policing-week-2021/ #CPWeek2021 The White House

Community policing -- the practice of law enforcement professionals working side-by-side with members of their communities to keep neighborhoods safe --

The COPS Office 2022 Community Policing in Action Photo Contest will be open for submissions soon! Law enforcement agenc...
10/01/2021

The COPS Office 2022 Community Policing in Action Photo Contest will be open for submissions soon! Law enforcement agencies will be invited to submit one photo that reflects positive community engagement & trust building with their community members. Stay tuned for more updates!

The COPS Office 2022 Community Policing in Action Photo Contest will be open for submissions soon! Law enforcement agencies will be invited to submit one photo that reflects positive community engagement & trust building with their community members. Stay tuned for more updates!

Congratulations to the October 2021 winner of the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest, the South Bend Police Depa...
10/01/2021

Congratulations to the October 2021 winner of the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest, the South Bend Police Department! The story behind the winning image will be featured in this month's #CPDispatch – stay tuned!

Congratulations to the October 2021 winner of the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest, the South Bend Police Department! The story behind the winning image will be featured in this month's #CPDispatch – stay tuned!

REMINDER: JustGrants will be unavailable from 09/30/21 at 11:30 PM ET until 10/08/21 at 5:30 AM ET for a planned year-en...
09/29/2021

REMINDER: JustGrants will be unavailable from 09/30/21 at 11:30 PM ET until 10/08/21 at 5:30 AM ET for a planned year-end reconciliation of the system. During this time, users will not be able to access JustGrants.

Additionally, all DOJ-related ASAP accounts are suspended for the last five business days during the month of September to conduct account reconciliation activities associated with the end of the fiscal year. Award recipients will be able to resume drawdown requests on 10/01/21.

Find more information here: https://justicegrants.usdoj.gov/

REMINDER: JustGrants will be unavailable from 09/30/21 at 11:30 PM ET until 10/08/21 at 5:30 AM ET for a planned year-end reconciliation of the system. During this time, users will not be able to access JustGrants.

Additionally, all DOJ-related ASAP accounts are suspended for the last five business days during the month of September to conduct account reconciliation activities associated with the end of the fiscal year. Award recipients will be able to resume drawdown requests on 10/01/21.

Find more information here: https://justicegrants.usdoj.gov/

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09/28/2021

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09/27/2021

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NEW RELEASE | The COPS Office is pleased to announce that its latest publication, "Promising Strategies for Strengthenin...
09/23/2021

NEW RELEASE | The COPS Office is pleased to announce that its latest publication, "Promising Strategies for Strengthening Police Department Wellness Programs: Findings and Recommendations from the Officer Safety and Wellness Technical Assistance Project," is now available: https://cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0964

NEW RELEASE | The COPS Office is pleased to announce that its latest publication, "Promising Strategies for Strengthening Police Department Wellness Programs: Findings and Recommendations from the Officer Safety and Wellness Technical Assistance Project," is now available: https://cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0964

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the COPS Office have released a new podcast series on family we...
09/21/2021

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the COPS Office have released a new podcast series on family wellness, as a part of the IACP’s Serve.Protect.Lead. podcast series. Learn more about the five episode series in the #CPDispatch: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/IACP_wellness_podcast.html

International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the COPS Office have released a new podcast series on family wellness, as a part of the IACP’s Serve.Protect.Lead. podcast series. Learn more about the five episode series in the #CPDispatch: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/IACP_wellness_podcast.html

The Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project was created to teach officers effective ways to step in when...
09/20/2021

The Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project was created to teach officers effective ways to step in when they witness peer misconduct and to help agencies create a culture that supports such intervention. Learn more about ABLE intervention: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/ABLE_Intervention.html

The Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE) Project was created to teach officers effective ways to step in when they witness peer misconduct and to help agencies create a culture that supports such intervention. Learn more about ABLE intervention: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/ABLE_Intervention.html

#OfficerSuicide is a preventable tragedy, which can be addressed through training, awareness & #MentalHealth resources. ...
09/20/2021

#OfficerSuicide is a preventable tragedy, which can be addressed through training, awareness & #MentalHealth resources. This resource addresses the stigma that prevents #LawEnforcement officers from seeking the necessary resources & treatment: https://cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0855

#OfficerSuicide is a preventable tragedy, which can be addressed through training, awareness & #MentalHealth resources. This resource addresses the stigma that prevents #LawEnforcement officers from seeking the necessary resources & treatment: https://cops.usdoj.gov/RIC/ric.php?page=detail&id=COPS-W0855

National Faith and Blue Weekend 2021 will take place from October 8–11 & will offer an opportunity for #LawEnforcement a...
09/17/2021

National Faith and Blue Weekend 2021 will take place from October 8–11 & will offer an opportunity for #LawEnforcement agencies & communities nationwide to come together & have meaningful positive engagements. Learn more in the #CPDispatch: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/faith_and_blue.html

National Faith and Blue Weekend 2021 will take place from October 8–11 & will offer an opportunity for #LawEnforcement agencies & communities nationwide to come together & have meaningful positive engagements. Learn more in the #CPDispatch: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/faith_and_blue.html

It's #HispanicHeritageMonth! We are grateful for the many contributions of Hispanic #LawEnforcement officers and leaders...
09/16/2021

It's #HispanicHeritageMonth! We are grateful for the many contributions of Hispanic #LawEnforcement officers and leaders. #CommunityPolicing

It's #HispanicHeritageMonth! We are grateful for the many contributions of Hispanic #LawEnforcement officers and leaders. #CommunityPolicing

REMINDER: The U.S. Department of the Interior & The United States Department of Justice are accepting nominations for no...
09/16/2021

REMINDER: The U.S. Department of the Interior & The United States Department of Justice are accepting nominations for non-Federal membership to serve on the Not Invisible Act Commission to find solutions to the missing & murdered Indigenous peoples crisis. Eligible applicants must apply by 09/20/21: https://www.bia.gov/service/not-invisible-act-commission

REMINDER: The U.S. Department of the Interior & The United States Department of Justice are accepting nominations for non-Federal membership to serve on the Not Invisible Act Commission to find solutions to the missing & murdered Indigenous peoples crisis. Eligible applicants must apply by 09/20/21: https://www.bia.gov/service/not-invisible-act-commission

#LawEnforcement: The COPS Office would like to hear from you about how COVID-19 is impacting your projects and operation...
09/14/2021

#LawEnforcement: The COPS Office would like to hear from you about how COVID-19 is impacting your projects and operations. Please share your story by sending an email to [email protected]. #CRITAC #COVID19 #Coronavirus

#LawEnforcement: The COPS Office would like to hear from you about how COVID-19 is impacting your projects and operations. Please share your story by sending an email to [email protected]. #CRITAC #COVID19 #Coronavirus

“I have 26 years on the job & wish I had known how to use the skills ABLE teaches a long time ago.” The ABLE program tea...
09/13/2021

“I have 26 years on the job & wish I had known how to use the skills ABLE teaches a long time ago.” The ABLE program teaches officers effective ways to step in when they witness misconduct & helps agencies support such intervention. Learn more: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/ABLE_Voices.html #CPDispatch

“I have 26 years on the job & wish I had known how to use the skills ABLE teaches a long time ago.” The ABLE program teaches officers effective ways to step in when they witness misconduct & helps agencies support such intervention. Learn more: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/ABLE_Voices.html #CPDispatch

Today, we remember and honor those that lost their lives to serve and protect our nation on 9/11. #NeverForget  #DayofSe...
09/11/2021

Today, we remember and honor those that lost their lives to serve and protect our nation on 9/11. #NeverForget #DayofServiceandRemembrance #September11

Today, we remember and honor those that lost their lives to serve and protect our nation on 9/11. #NeverForget #DayofServiceandRemembrance #September11

Today, September 10, marks #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. We must break the silence on officer suicides and prioritize ment...
09/10/2021

Today, September 10, marks #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. We must break the silence on officer suicides and prioritize mental health and wellness. Find #LawEnforcement #SuicidePrevention education and more in our resources: https://cops.usdoj.gov/officersafetyandwellness #WSPD

Today, September 10, marks #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. We must break the silence on officer suicides and prioritize mental health and wellness. Find #LawEnforcement #SuicidePrevention education and more in our resources: https://cops.usdoj.gov/officersafetyandwellness #WSPD

The most visible recent example of a lack of peer intervention in a #LawEnforcement officer misconduct situation was the...
09/10/2021

The most visible recent example of a lack of peer intervention in a #LawEnforcement officer misconduct situation was the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. Law enforcement, learn effective ways to step in when you witness officer misconduct: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/ABLE_Intervention.html

The most visible recent example of a lack of peer intervention in a #LawEnforcement officer misconduct situation was the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. Law enforcement, learn effective ways to step in when you witness officer misconduct: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/ABLE_Intervention.html

PRESS RELEASE: COPS Office Acting Director Robert Chapman Issues Statement on Technical Assistance Services Provided to ...
09/09/2021

PRESS RELEASE: COPS Office Acting Director Robert Chapman Issues Statement on Technical Assistance Services Provided to the Columbus Police Department https://cops.usdoj.gov/pressrelease/cops-office-acting-director-robert-chapman-issues-statement-technical-assistance

PRESS RELEASE: COPS Office Acting Director Robert Chapman Issues Statement on Technical Assistance Services Provided to the Columbus Police Department https://cops.usdoj.gov/pressrelease/cops-office-acting-director-robert-chapman-issues-statement-technical-assistance

September is #SuicideAwarenessMonth and tomorrow (09/10) is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. We must break the silence on off...
09/09/2021

September is #SuicideAwarenessMonth and tomorrow (09/10) is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. We must break the silence on officer suicides and prioritize mental health and wellness. Find #LawEnforcement #SuicidePrevention education and more in our resources: https://cops.usdoj.gov/officersafetyandwellness

September is #SuicideAwarenessMonth and tomorrow (09/10) is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. We must break the silence on officer suicides and prioritize mental health and wellness. Find #LawEnforcement #SuicidePrevention education and more in our resources: https://cops.usdoj.gov/officersafetyandwellness

Do you want to know the heartwarming story behind this month's Community Policing in Action Photo Contest winning photo?...
09/09/2021

Do you want to know the heartwarming story behind this month's Community Policing in Action Photo Contest winning photo? You're in luck! Check out the feature article in this month's #CPDispatch: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/photo_contest_winner.html City of South Fulton Police Department #CommunityPolicing

Do you want to know the heartwarming story behind this month's Community Policing in Action Photo Contest winning photo? You're in luck! Check out the feature article in this month's #CPDispatch: https://cops.usdoj.gov/html/dispatch/09-2021/photo_contest_winner.html City of South Fulton Police Department #CommunityPolicing

#LawEnforcement: The COPS Office would like to hear from you about how COVID-19 is impacting your projects and operation...
09/07/2021

#LawEnforcement: The COPS Office would like to hear from you about how COVID-19 is impacting your projects and operations. Please contact the [email protected] to share your story. #CRITAC #COVID19 #Coronavirus

#LawEnforcement: The COPS Office would like to hear from you about how COVID-19 is impacting your projects and operations. Please contact the [email protected] to share your story. #CRITAC #COVID19 #Coronavirus

The International Association of Chiefs of Police & the COPS Office have released a new podcast series on family wellnes...
09/01/2021

The International Association of Chiefs of Police & the COPS Office have released a new podcast series on family wellness, as a part of the IACP’s Serve.Protect.Lead. podcast series. Check it out: https://learn.theiacp.org/products/officer-family-wellness-podcast-series#tab-product_tab_overview

Listen to the new IACP and COPS Office podcast series on law enforcement family wellness to help your officers and their families thrive on and off the job. The five-episode series features discussions on healthy sleep habits, family communication skills, financial wellness, and more!

Listen to Serve.Protect.Lead. on IACPlearn. https://learn.theiacp.org/products/officer-family-wellness-podcast-series

Congratulations to the September 2021 winner of the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest, the City of South Fulton...
09/01/2021

Congratulations to the September 2021 winner of the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest, the City of South Fulton Police Department! The South Fulton Police Department will be featured in this month's #CPDispatch, coming soon! #CommunityPolicing

Congratulations to the September 2021 winner of the Community Policing in Action Photo Contest, the City of South Fulton Police Department! The South Fulton Police Department will be featured in this month's #CPDispatch, coming soon! #CommunityPolicing

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