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Recent hires were needed, sheriff says

...allotted in 1998, 1999 and 2000 -- included 68 deputies whose salaries were paid for using generous federal Community-Oriented Policing Services grants of the late 1990s that have since dried up."The commission had to decide to fund them, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-08-01/recent-hires-were-needed-sher
Aiken sorts 200 police applications

...to filling all the positions," he said. In July, the department was awarded $568,280 through the Community Oriented Policing Services grant, said Lt. David Turno. The grant covers 100 percent of the training, salary and benefits for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/17/met_552232.shtml
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Grant would add 10 deputies

...1 billion to help create or save 5,500 positions at law enforcement agencies across the nation. The Community Oriented Policing Services, or COPS, Hiring Recovery Program will offer about 3,000 grants to law enforcement agencies that fit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/16/met_520570.shtml
Metro | Richmond County Crime
City's big players not ready for stadium talk

...applications are not uncommon, said Gilbert Moore , a spokesman for the Justice Department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. The department did its own math and determined what Richmond County actually needed to fund its application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/21/cit_476515.shtml
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Across the area

...a $554,000 grant to increase security on its campuses. The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services grant will provide up to 50 percent of the cost of installing metal detectors, locks, lighting and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/13/met_473286.shtml
Metro
High-price snacks give conferences even bigger bills

...networking" session replete with butterfly shrimp, coconut lobster skewers and Swedish meatballs at a Community Oriented Policing Services conference in July 2006 cost more than $60,000. The report, which looked at the 10 priciest Justice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/15/bus_143849.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Greenville has been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the U.S. Justice Department as part of its Community Oriented Policing Services program. City Manager James Bourey said the grant will mostly go to upgrade surrounding areas to the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/07/met_80453.shtml
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Criminal violence declines

...the program came nowhere near that number, and the Bush administration is eyeing cuts in the program, Community Oriented Policing Services. "This report is further proof that the strategy we put into effect in 1994 is working," Mr. Biden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/14/met_313001.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Mixed-up grants goes to schools

...ultimately laid claim to the grant for $525,000, which was awarded by the Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services program. COPS grants - an initiative of former President Clinton - fund staff additions to law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/25/met_308597.shtml
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Across the area

...getting money for one new officer, and Rome will get $300,000 for four officers. The Georgia cities are among 130 nationally splitting the funds from the Justice Department's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, or COPS.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/12/met_255911.shtml
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