Farthest North APOA Award Program Statement of Purpose The Chapter recognizes that members of law enforcement, corrections, other criminal justice partners and citizens perform outstanding acts that are worthy of official recognition by the Chapter. It is the purpose of this program to honor such individuals and to encourage the pursuit for excellence in the criminal justice field. Submission Period/Deadline All nominations are due no later than January 1st, 2019 to recognize performance during the prior calendar year, i.e. awards recognizing performance during 2018. Categories of Awards There are eight divisions that the Chapter will recognize; each honoring an individual for excellence during the stated year. Those selected need not be members of APOA with the exception of Member of the Year (who must be a life or current active or associate member).
• Chief/Commander of the Year
• Police Officer of the Year • Criminal Justice Professional of the Year
• Investigator of the Year
• Instructor of the Year
• Support Person of the Year
• Citizen of the Year and Dispatcher of the Year