How it Works

  • Nominations need to include a written or verbal description (through the online nomination form, email, Facebook direct message, or Twitter direct message) as to why the candidate should be considered for the PAO Police Services Hero of the Year award in one of the following three categories:
    • On-Duty Difference Maker - Uniform Officer (An individual or group who has gone above and beyond the expectations of the job while on-duty)
    • On-Duty Difference Maker - Civilian Police Service Employee (An individual or group who has gone above and beyond the expectations of the job while on-duty)
    • Community Role Model (An individual or group who has made a difference in their community while off-duty)
  • Deadline for 2020 submissions is March 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
  • All submissions are kept strictly confidential. No names will be disclosed without the expressed written consent of the nominator. 
  • Winners are announced during the Police Association of Ontario's Annual General Meeting in May.