Award Process

  • The PAO is accepting nominations from the public (nominators) from February 11 to March 25, 2019.
  • Nominations can be submitted via policehero.ca, e-mailed, or sent via social media on the PAO Facebook or Twitter pages.
  • A nominator is welcome to nominate more than one police services personnel.
  • In April 2019, 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 Ottawa during the week of May 13, 2019.