Grant: $5,602,569 - Department of Justice - Jul. 1, 2009
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Award Description: The COPs Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP provides funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire career law enforcement officers in an effort to create and preserve jobs, and to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts.
Project Description: The COPS Office's grant programs aim to increase the capacity of grantees to implement community policing. All newly hired, additonal or rehired officers (or an equal number of redeployed vetern officers) funded under CHRP must engage in community policing activities. Community policing can be broken into three broad categories: 1) community/law enforcement partnerships; 2) problem-solving; and 3) organizational commitment and change. The COPS officers will be forming community partnerships with Weed and Seed Sites within the City of Dayton. They will be also working with community partners such as hospitals that have invested in the community. These partnerships are aimed at utilizing commonity policing methods to reduce crime in these areas. The COPS officers will utilize our newly launched crime statistics mapping function to target 'hot-spot' locations for crimes and areas where specific crimes are occuring. These officers will also help to lauch and maintain programs such as our Community Intiative to Reduce Gun Violence based upon the Boston Method to reduce crime.
Jobs Summary: Number of jobs will reflect start of grant for City of Dayton next quarter. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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