Community Policing grants provide de-escalation training, law enforcement agency accreditation assistance, and diversity and anti-bias training
WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema announced applications for Community Policing Development grants are now open for Arizona law enforcement agencies. These grants provide law enforcement with innovative training on policing strategies and outcomes.
“Equipping Arizona law enforcement with tools for effective and innovative community policing strategies supports our police departments and helps keep Arizona communities safe and secure,” said Sinema.
The 2021 Community Policing Development program funds projects that develop knowledge, increase effective community policing strategies, and expand skills and abilities of law enforcement and community partners.
The Community Policing Development program provides up to $15,000,000 in de-escalation training, up to $5,00,000 available to expand accreditation programs and compliance assistance, and up to $2,000,000 available for grants to support tolerance, diversity, and anti-bias training programs offered by organizations with well-established experience training law enforcement and criminal justice professionals.
Arizona law enforcement agencies can click HERE for more information about the 2021 Community Policing Development Program. Applications are due July 22, 2021 at 7:59 p.m. ET.