Officer Of The Year Award

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This award is to be awarded to any officer in public safety in Alberta that identifies as female, who has had a direct involvement in a significant event or project.

Award criteria could include any of the following:

Specific Event

  • Direct involvement in a lifesaving event, and/or
  • Involvement in a significant project, and/or
  • Involvement in a project that has had a lasting impact on their agency/community/area of responsibility.

Eligibility Criteria

Sworn member of a public safety agency in Alberta that identifies as female.


Nomination Process:

  • Nominations must be submitted to AWIPS by before the deadline each year.
  • Complete and submit the Nomination Form from the AWIPS website.
  • Support material such as videos, CDs and promotional material will also be considered. Please make reference to them in the nomination form and arrangements will be made for submission.

Selection Process:

  • AWIPS Board will submit the nominations received to the Selection Committee
  • The Selection Committee consists of members of AWIPS
  • Once a winning submission is chosen by the Selection Committee, the winning nominee(s)’ chief of police or senior executive-in-charge will be contacted, and an invitation will be sent to the winning nominee(s) with details about the award ceremony.

Scoring Rubric:

  • Nominations will be scored on the rubric and a score out of a total of 20 marks will be given based upon 5 criteria.