The Department of
Justice has launched the Third Annual Attorney General’s Award for
Distinguished Service in Policing. This award recognizes individual state, local, or tribal sworn, rank-and-file police officers, deputies,
and troopers for exceptional efforts in innovations in community policing, criminal investigations, and field operations that have
proven effective in enforcing our laws.
The Department is requesting nominations for the Third Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in
Policing. The nomination period is now
open and will close on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 8 p.m. EDT. Detailed
information regarding the nomination process for this award is now available at www.justice.gov/ag/policing-award.
Nominations may be submitted by
the potential recipient’s supervisors, professional peers, or members of their
local community. Nominations may include references and URL links to news
sources and promotional or other materials that describe or substantiate the
activity, program, or initiative for which the nominee(s) is being nominated.
Nominations must be submitted
through the web-based
application form in the following format. The online application will direct
the nominating individuals to complete the following fields:
and rank of nominee(s) (must be rank-and-file officers, deputies, or
troopers in a nonsupervisory position), the lead agency name, and the
size of population served by the agency
and affiliation of the nominating individual
category for the action(s), program(s), or initiative(s) for which the
nominee(s) is being nominated (Criminal Investigations, Field Operations,
or Innovations in Policing)
detailed description of the specific action(s), program(s), or
initiative(s) of the nominee(s) for which s/he is being nominated
point of contact information
To nominate someone for this
award, please visit https://www.justice.gov/ag/webform/policing-award-nomination. Nominations
must be submitted by 8:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. In
the event that agencies or other nominating parties are unable to access the
online application, nomination letters may be sent via email. The nomination
letter should be no longer than three pages and should include the fields
listed here. Nominations submitted in letter format must be sent via
email to email@example.com
by 8:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
Please direct all general
inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.