Award Process

  • The 2020 Police Services Hero of the Year awards nominations period was open from February 3 - March 13, 2020, during which time the PAO accepted nominations from the public (nominators).
  • Nominations could be received on PoliceHero.ca, emailed to communications@pao.ca, or sent via social media on the PAO Facebook or Twitter pages.
  • Any nominator is able to nominate more than one police services personnel.
  • In April 2020, all nominations will be compiled and provided to the PAO Awards Committee to deliberate and select a winner.
  • The PAO Police Services Hero of the Year Awards for On-Duty Difference Maker (Sworn/Uniform), On-Duty Difference Maker (Civilian), and Community Role Model will be announced at the Annual General Meeting in May 2020.