Call for Nominations: 2007-2008 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor
The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs is accepting nominations now for the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer. The medal is awarded by the President to public safety officers cited by the Attorney General who have exhibited exceptional courage in protecting or saving lives.
WHAT: 2007-2008 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Nominations. Online Form at www.ojp.usdoj.gov/medalofvalor
NOMINATION PERIOD: Thru Thursday, July 31, 2008 at 8:00 P.M. EDT.
CRITERIA: Acts of Valor performed from June 1, 2007 to May 31, 2008 by public safety officers nominated by the chief executive of their employing agencies.
REFERENCES: Additional information about the Medal of Valor and those honored for their acts of courage is available on the Medal of Valor website at www.ojp.usdoj.gov/medalofvalor.