Criminal Justice News

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Medal of Valor Nominations Open Soon

On May 31, the nomination period for the 2011-2012 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor will open. This medal, the highest national award for valor given to public safety officers, goes to selected nominees that exhibit exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in an attempt to save or protect human life.

Nominations must come from the chief executive officer of a nominee’s employing agency, be recommended by the bipartisan Medal of Valor Review Board and cited by the Attorney General. To learn more, visit

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