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Washington Report – June 6, 2017

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: June 9, 2017

President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal which includes funding requests for NAPO’s priority grant programs within the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security; join NAPO for the 39th Annual Convention July 22 – July 25, 2017  in New York City and learn from presentations by prominent law enforcement figures about the latest developments in police policies and services; the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program just released its notice of grant solicitations for fiscal year 2017; and in NAPO victories: the House passed the Targeting Child Predators Act (H.R. 883), allowing child exploitation investigators to obtain user information attached to the IP address of a suspected predator and the House passed the Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1188), authorizing key programs under the Adam Walsh Act and improving upon the original Act by strengthening law enforcement’s ability to track sex offenders through federal support of state registries and dedicated resources to target offenders who fail to comply with registration requirements.

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