PCPA Grant Announcements

COPS Office Grant Announcement – New Funding Opportunity Open Now! 

COPS Office Letterhead 2021

The COPS Office is pleased to announce that the following grant funding opportunity is now open and accepting applications:

COPS Hiring Program (CHP)

The 2022 COPS Hiring Program is a competitive grant program designed to provide funds directly to law enforcement agencies to hire new or rehire existing career law enforcement officers to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts.  Anticipated outcomes of CHP awards include engagement in planned community partnerships, implementation of projects to analyze and assess problems, implementation of changes to personnel and agency management in support of community policing, and increased capacity of agencies to engage in community policing activities.  All local, state, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies that have primary law enforcement authority are eligible to apply.  Up to $156.5 million is available for this program.

Applications are due by June 16, 2022 at 7:59 PM ET.  Please click here for more information on the 2022 COPS Hiring Program.


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