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Community Oriented Policing Services

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The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is a component within the United States Department of Justice. The COPS Office was established through a provision in the 1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act.

Community Oriented Policing Services
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United States Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services' logo.
Department overview
Formed 1994; 24 years ago (1994)
Jurisdiction Federal government of the United States

145 N Street NE

Washington, D.C., United States
Annual budget $214 million
Parent department U.S. Department of Justice

Since 1994, the COPS Office has provided $14 billion in assistance to state and local law enforcement agencies to help hire community policing officers. The COPS Office also funds the research and development of guides, tools and training, and provides technical assistance to police departments implementing community policing principles.[1]


  1. ^ "COPS History". Community Oriented Policing Services.

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