Award process

  • The PAO accepted nominations from the public (nominators) from February 23 and April 3, 2018.
  • Nominations were submitted via, mailed, e-mailed, or posted via social media on the PAO Facebook or Twitter pages.
  • A nominator can nominate more than one police services personnel.
  • In April, all nominations were compiled and provided to the PAO Awards Committee to deliberate and select a winner.
  • The PAO Police Services Hero of the Year Award will be announced at the Annual General Meeting in Kitchener-Waterloo during the week of May 7, 2018.