Calgary Police Commission Community Policing Awards
Calgary (January 26, 2015) - The nomination process for the 2015 Calgary Police Commission Community Policing Awards is now open. These awards were successfully introduced at the 2008 Calgary Police Commission Community Dinner and are designed to give recognition to citizens for their contributions to community policing and to a safe city. Nomination forms are available on the Calgary Police Commission website at www.calgarypolicecommission.ca and will be accepted until the close of business Monday, February 23, 2015.
The Calgary Police Commission Community Policing awards are given to an individual, organized group or association or organization, or business which has worked with the Calgary Police Service unselfishly and in the spirit of community policing to improve police policy and/or the ability of the Calgary Police Service to serve the community.
Nominees are evaluated on:
- The time and/or effort required of the nominee to perform the work for which they are nominated.
- The gap filled by the work, or the gap that would be left by the absence of the work. and
- The value added to the Calgary Police Service, the Calgary Police Commission and/or the City of Calgary by their contribution
Commission Chair, Rod Fong, said, “This award program allows the Calgary Police Commission to acknowledge all of the time and effort it takes to keep our city safe. It lets us recognize those individuals, groups, organizations and businesses who partner with the Calgary Police Service and make a difference for all of us. The youth category, in particular, shows how anyone, at any age, can have a positive impact on the community.”
As part of its oversight role to provide efficient and effective policing, the Calgary Police Commission wanted to recognize programs and people who contribute to community policing in Calgary. To nominate an individual or a group for a Community Policing Award, please complete the Nomination Form, found on our website at www.calgarypolicecommission.ca, and submit the form to the Calgary Police Commission on or before the deadline.
The Calgary Police Commission provides civilian oversight to the Calgary Police Service. Under the Police Act the Calgary Police Commission establishes policies to provide for efficient and effective policing; in consultation with the chief of police, allocates funds provided by City Council; and monitors the complaint process.
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