WELCOME TO THE COPS TRAINING DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The purpose of this website is to support the development, review, and approval of COPS funded courses by supplying training providers with recommended instructional guidelines and educating them on the process by which curriculum will be reviewed and approved by the COPS office. It is for institute directors/deputies, project managers, content developers, graphic artists, and programmers who are designing COPS training.

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COPS Office Overview

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that advances the practice of community policing in America's state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies. COPS does its work principally by sharing information and making grants to police departments around the United States. The COPS Office advances community policing through its grant programs, training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, applied research, guidebooks, and best practices that are national in scope.