The Department of Justice, through the Office of Justice Programs, provides a wide variety of grant opportunities for law enforcement agencies and for a variety of organizations working on criminal justice issues ranging from re-entry, youth violence, crime prevention and deterrence. Make sure to visit the individual websites listed below to find grant opportunities:
- Office of Justice Programs
- Bureau of Justice Assistance
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
- Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
COPS OFFICE AWARDS FUNDING TO NDCA TO INVEST IN COMMUNITY POLICING PROGRAMS
Several Police Departments in the Northern District of California (NDCA) recently received funding from the COPS Office and Director Bernard Melekian was on hand with several mayors and chiefs in the City of Oakland to make the announcement with U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag. The cities of Oakland (25 officers/$10.7 million), Novato (3 officers/$1.1 million), Salinas (8 officers/$2.8 million), San Jose (3 officers/$1.7 million), Crescent City (1 officer/$240,000) and the County of Monterey (7 officers/2.37 million) all received funding. To see a list of all grant recipients please see the 2011 COPS Hiring Program Award List.