Blue Line Police Leadership Award
This award recognizes and encourages a standard of excellence that exemplifies “Leadership as an Activity not a Position,” and pride in service to the public. Its goal is to increase effectiveness, influence, and quality of police situational leadership from both an organizational and community perspective.
The Blue Line Magazine Police Leadership Award is open to active Canadian police officers below the rank of senior officer who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and commitment to service through deeds resulting in a measurable benefit to their peers, service and community.
Blue Line Magazine Inc. solicits nominations annually for consideration. Each candidate must be nominated by two senior or commanding officers participating in the nomination and endorsed by the agency head. Nomination packages must be received by February 13, 2013 and can be emailed to: email@example.com
An independent panel of up to 6 current and former police practitioners will review the submissions and declare a recipient for each calendar year.
The panel members will be selected by Blue Line Magazine Inc. in consultation with current and former police practitioners and will reflect the diversity of Canadian policing.
The panel members and Blue Line Magazine Inc reserves the right to veto any nomination which does not subscribe to, or demonstrate the stated mission, or meet the eligibility requirements.
The panel members and Blue Line Magazine Inc reserves the right to, if necessary, not bestow the Leadership Award for any given year.
Final decision will be made by group consensus or majority vote.
All applications will remain in consideration for a period of two years after the initial submission unless withdrawn in writing by the submitting agency or changes in the candidate’s eligibility criteria.
Format and Content of Nominations
To be considered for the Blue Line Magazine Police Leadership Award, submissions must meet the following criteria.
Filled out in full and signed by the two senior or commanding officers and the agency chief, commissioner, or deputy commissioner participating in the nomination.
One typewritten page (not to exceed 500 words) summarizing the nominee`s demonstrated exemplary leadership and commitment to their peers, service and community.
This section is not to exceed 8 single spaced pages and must detail the nominee`s measurable and exemplary leadership contribution to their peers, service and community.
Any newspaper clippings, magazine and trade articles or any other material in support of the nominee`s application may also be submitted. Items that are not transmittable via electronic means must be received by the February 13, 2013 deadline to be considered.
Any application not fulfilling these requirements will be disqualified.
Applications must be received by 11:59pm on February 13, 2013 and can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org