Certificate of Appreciation

The Certificate of Appreciation recognizes an act, or acts, performed by a civilian (non law enforcement), business or organization that tends to support, enhance or assist the law enforcement profession. 


Any individual or organization that meets the above description.

Criteria for Consideration

Acts/service can be in areas of:

·   Promoting through information and/or education channels the safety messages and goals of the Department.

·   Assisting the Department in carrying out stated goals and responsibilities with direct assistance of time and/or funds.

·   Coming to the aid of members of the Department through action and/or fundraising.

·   Assistance and/or services which are deserving of recognition, but do not fall with the above examples.


Nominations may be made by any member of CPOA. 

Approval Process

Final review and approval is determined by the Awards Committee. Questions or clarifications may be requested from local region boards and/or the submitting agency.

Nominate someone for this award.