Fully Fund Community Policing and Development Programs

President Obama has made the following promise:

"That's why I'll fully fund the COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services) program, restore funding for the Community Development Block Grant program, and recruit more teachers to our cities, pay them more, and give them more support." — 6/21/08, Miami

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Updated: January 28, 2009

House Stimulus Includes Local Law Enforcement Funds

The House version of the economic stimulus package includes $1 million for the COPS program and $3 million for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, which funds state and local criminal justice initiatives.

Source: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d111:h.r.00001:

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