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  • Department of Justice Awards "Vets to Cops" Hiring Grants

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) today announced funding awards to over 220 cities and counties, aimed at creating or saving approximately 800 law enforcement positions. The grants will fund over 600 new law enforcement positions and save an additional 200 positions recently lost or in jeopardy of being cut due to local budget cuts. All new law enforcement positions funded in the COPS 2012 Hiring Program must be filled by recent military veterans who have served at least 180 days since September 11, 2001.

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    Last edited by RyCass; October 31st, 2012, 09:41 AM. Reason: Corrected format/added URL