Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)

General Information
Program/Project Name: COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP)

Funding Category: Improving Public Safety

Program Description
Federal Grant Name: COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP)

Programs Supported Through Funding: The COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP) provides funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire career law enforcement officers in an effort to create and preserve jobs, and to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts.

Hiring 50 new police officers.

Why Apply for this Grant?
To increase the number of police officer positions.

Program Objectives: Increase the Police Department’s community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts.

Grant Achievements for the Quarter: A total of forty-seven (47) officers were active in community policing and crime prevention activities in 14 patrol districts in the city.

Actual # of FTE jobs created for the quarter*:

Q8: 47.30

Q9: 48.00

Q10: 47.90

*In the City of Philadelphia’s quarterly federal report, also know as Section 1512 reports, jobs are calculated based on hours worked, instead of the number of people at work. It also looks only at jobs funded directly by the Recovery Act, and does not include jobs created indirectly. Direct jobs are counted quarterly and are not cumulative.

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