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Police Officers' Association of Nebraska 
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Police Officers' Association of Nebraska

Police Officers' Association of Nebraska Officer of the Year

**Nomination forms are due July 1, 2017.

Please mail forms to:


Det. Brandon Lorenson
Fremont Police Department
725 North Park Avenue
Fremont, NE 68025

PURPOSE:
To recognize the accomplishments and deeds of individual law enforcement officers.

ELIGIBILITY: 
Any active commissioned law enforcement officer or had been within the past year.

CRITERIA:
To be nominated for the Officer of the Year Award the person may meet:

  • Exemplary service; or
  • Excellence in police work, or outstanding performance of duties under unusual, complicated, or hazardous conditions; or
  • Outstanding performance over a prolonged period of time or for designing and implementing exemplary problem solving projects in cooperation with the community;  or
  • Awarded for heroic deed of courage at risk of personal safety, or for meritorious service above and beyond the call of duty in assignments of great responsibility; or
  • Awarded for conspicuous act of gallantry and heroism, in circumstances where the officer was fully aware of the threat and acted at the risk of life and limb.

NOMINATIONS:
May be made by any regular member of the organization and shall include at least the following information:

  • Name and address of nominee
  • Department or Agency
  • Position/current or past
  • Narrative of action(s) or contribution(s) to law enforcement or organization
  • Person submitting
  • Others supporting the nomination

SELECTION:
The selection from those nominated will be done by the Awards Committee: selection committee appointed yearly by the organization’s President.  The committee will consist of at least 3 members and no more than 5.  One of those appointed will be designated as the Chairperson.

The award will be presented at the organization’s annual conference.

Download the nomination form [72K PDF]


 

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