NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF POLICE ORGANIZATIONS
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Washington, D.C – Today, the COPS Office announced the availability of the $1 billion stimulus funding under the COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP) In addition to providing full funding for the hiring of new, full-time sworn officers, the CHRP grants can be used to retain officers who are scheduled to be laid off on a future date as a result of legal budget cuts.
NAPO has been working closely with Congress, the COPS Office and the administration to ensure that the $1 billion in funding appropriated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act could be used for officer retention. This is a huge achievement for … Continue reading