I think from a political perspective COPS was a brilliant initiativeCOPS a bust says think tank report Apr 25, 2002
Prior to the COPS program police agencies operated with technology that was decades beyond being obsoleteCOPS a bust says think tank report Apr 25, 2002
The value of the COPS office was that it served as a catalyst for probably one of the most significant reengineering efforts within American policing in modern historyCOPS a bust says think tank report Apr 25, 2002
The worse thing that could happen in this country would be if we were to have weak local police departments and one strong federal police agencyCOPS a bust says think tank report Apr 25, 2002
William Sebastian Cohen (born 28 August 1940) is an author and American politician from the U.S. state of Maine. A Republican, Cohen served as Secretary of Defense (1997–2001) under Democratic President Bill Clinton.
Cohen was born in Bangor, Maine. His father, Reuben Cohen, was a Russian-Jewish immigrant and life long baker (Bangor Rye Company). His mother, Clara, was of Irish-Protestant ancestry.
After graduating from Bangor High School in 1958, Cohen attended Bowdoin College, graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin in 1962.