Not In Our Town & Department of Justice COPS: New Collaboration
Not In Our Town has joined forces with the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) to increase hate crime awareness and foster safety and inclusion for residents nationwide.
NIOT.org/COPS Tools in June 2013
In the next two years, a set of new of tools will be created to help law enforcement, victims, and the community find and share new hate crime prevention strategies. Some tools and resources to look forward to include:
- A new online resource site at NIOT.org/COPS with an advice section, public/private forums, case studies, and much more
- 5 new short films featuring law enforcement-community best practices
- Action guides
- Law enforcement guides
- Guides for working with school populations
- Webinars for law enforcement and community leaders
National Network: Get Involved
The initiative is actively recruiting law enforcement professionals to participate in a national network of leaders sharing innovative strategies and best practices for hate crime prevention and improved community relations.
Interested in the national network?
Sign up today.
Learn more about community policing in this interview with DOJ COPS Director Bernard Melekian.
For more information on the COPS Office, visit cops.usdoj.gov.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number 2012-CK-WX-K021 awarded by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions contained herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice. References to specific agencies, companies, products, or services should not be considered an endorsement by the author(s) or the U.S. Department of Justice. Rather, the references are illustrations to supplement discussion of the issues.