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Samantha Dorm

Grants for Law Enforcement

Samantha L. Dorm is a senior grant consultant for Lexipol, serving, and PoliceGrantsHelp. She first began working as a consultant for the grants division of Praetorian Digital (now Lexipol) in 2010. Dorm has been instrumental in providing grant writing guidance to various public safety and non-profit agencies throughout the United States to enable them to obtain alternative funding as well as provide instruction on statistical compilation, analysis and program development. Dorm is a reviewer for several federal agencies and also instructs grant writing workshops.

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The program seeks to bolster public safety efforts and promote community resilience
Federal pandemic relief funds are available to help your agency upgrade its radio network to enhance interoperability and better serve your community
What “reform” will look like in the coming months is unknown, but funding will be needed to address recommendations
De-escalation training is more important than ever for law enforcement, and grants can help your department add an interactive, scenario-based approach
The FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program has total funds available of $850,000,000
Departments should work with their finance office to review all available grant funds that could be redirected
$100 million has been earmarked to help protect critical port infrastructure
Highlights of the COPS Hiring Program, as well as extended deadlines for community policing microgrants and school violence prevention programs
There are lots of changes on the horizon; being aware of what‘s coming will help your department have grant success
Here’s a summary of federal funding in 2018 for law enforcement agencies