Tag Archives: COPS

Sneak Preview: Justice Dept. To Evaluate Grant Program Overlap

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) U.S. Department of Justice officials plan to assess the agency’s grant programs to identify areas in which programs overlap and determine if any programs may be consolidated…

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: COPS Study

(This post is excerpted from the Nov. 7 issue of Local State Funding Report.) Given the economic realities facing state and local governments, the outlook for law enforcement is “bleak,” according to a recent study by the Department of Justice’s…

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Collaborate, Cooperate, Innovate

Increasingly, federal agencies are stressing partnerships and collaborative approaches, not only in their calls for funding proposals, but also in terms of how some of its programs are administered. The Obama administration has rolled out a number of multiagency initiatives,…

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Keep Your Eye on the (Budget) Ball

As talks over the debt ceiling drag on (despite President Obama’s stated deadline tomorrow and the Treasury Department’s hard deadline two weeks out), it’s important not to lose sight of the unfinished fiscal year 2012 appropriations bills. Many of them…

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Prospective COPS Hiring Applicants Weigh Risks vs. Rewards

(This post was written by Megan Fillebrown, editorial assistant for Thompson’s grants group.) It may seem counterintuitive to fire police officers during a recession when crime is likely to increase, but that’s exactly what cities across the country are doing…

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Advance Scoop: COPS Hiring Grant Program Opens May 2

The Department of Justice has announced that it will put out a call on May 2 for applications for the Hiring Program that is administered through its Community Oriented Policing Services office.

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