Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) [electronic resource] : Background, Legislation, and Issues
- Corporate Author:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2008.
- Physical Description:
- 14 pages : digital, PDF file
- Provides background on the community oriented policing services (COPS) program, created under Title I of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to provide grants to State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. so they can hire and train law enforcement officers to participate in community policing. Discusses COPS reauthorization under P.L. 109-162, the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005; reviews legislation in the 110th Congress and COPS appropriations; and summarizes evaluations and audit findings reported by GAO, the Office of the Inspector General, and the National Institute of Justice.
- Related Titles:
- ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection
- Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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