The Certificate of Appreciation is presented to an individual outside of the law enforcement profession. This award is presented for an action or service committed by an individual or business which enhances the image of the law enforcement profession.
Any individual or organization that meets the above description.
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.
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.