CPD Implementation of De-escalation Training Act Program

Funding Agency:
Department of Justice

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office, https://cops.usdoj.gov is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding for the FY24 Implementation of De-Escalation Training Act Program – Community Policing Development. The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is seeking an organization to work with the Department of Justice to develop and implement the final requirements for de-escalation training approvals meeting the goals of the Law Enforcement De-Escalation Training Act of 2022. 

The project must focus on the development and piloting of a standards-based approval process and promoting its use and benefits to the law enforcement field. Applicants will be expected to address in their proposal narrative how they plan to accomplish the following activities (i) contribute to the development of standards for de-escalation training that meet the goals of the de-escalation training act, (ii) develop a process through which training curricula (both classroom and online) can be submitted and processed for approval using the to-be established standards, (iii) design a long-term quality control plan to ensure that approved programs continue to meet the standard, and (iv) pilot implementation of the process in the field. 

Deadline: March 27, 2024

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Open to all for-profit (commercial) organizations, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations.

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Social Sciences

External Deadline

March 27, 2024