Community Oriented Policing Services

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Community Oriented Policing Services
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Seal of the United States Department of Justice
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United States Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services' logo.
Department overview
Formed1994; 29 years ago (1994)
JurisdictionFederal government of the United States
Headquarters145 N Street NE, Washington, D.C., United States
Annual budget$214 million
Parent departmentU.S. Department of Justice Edit this at Wikidata

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

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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