Awarded to any member of the Department of Police or any other law enforcement agency for an act or achievement above that which is normally required or expected.
Examples of such acts are, but not limited to:
- An individual provides information that leads to the arrest or actually makes the arrest of a suspect(s) in a felony case or multiple misdemeanor cases.
- For outstanding self-initiated performance which is of considerable benefit to the department and/or the community.
- Voluntary assistance in an emergency situation (i.e., disasters, hurricanes, snow storms, floods, etc.)
- Those who have materially or conceptually contributed significantly to the safety of the community or the well-being of persons in the community (i.e., contribution, purchase or donation of equipment, etc.).
The award will consist of a framed certificate, which will include the recipient's name and rank, as well as the date the award was presented and a brief description of the act which justifies the award.