This prestigious award is presented each year to the person, persons, or team who distinguish themselves or themselves through valorous actions during a life-threatening action.
Any person can nominate an individual or group who qualifies for recognition under the below criteria.
A selection committee reviews a situation in which the nominated individual or group clearly acted without regard for his or her own life to save a fellow officer or an innocent victim or victims.
The nomination(s) eligible for review shall be the previous year of the awards banquet.
(example - Banquet in 2022, the situation must occur in 2021 or earlier to be eligible for review)
All nominations must include the following: