November 28, 2017
To: State President Kevin “Bart” Simpson
State Executive Board
From: Roland Prince, Chairman
Ref: 2018 Awards Banquet
At the fall meeting in October at Fort Smith, I handed out this notice about the upcoming conference in June. Please get this to your lodges and get me your nominees. Do not put it off, do it before the spring meeting.
In June 2018, during the Arkansas FOP Biennial Conference, the State Fraternal Order of Police will host its awards banquet. Each subordinate lodge is asked to review to criteria for each award and present to the awards committee any nominees they feel are deserving of the awards. Please remember this may include activities for 2016 to 2018. When your lodge has any nominees PLEASE SEND IT ME DO NOT WAIT.
OUTSTANDING CITIZEN AWARD
OUTSTANDING SUPPORTER AWARD
OUTSTANDING POLICE CHIEF/SHERIFF AWARD
OUTSTANDING MAYOR/CITY ADMINISTRATOR AWARD
OUTSTANDING STATE REPRESENTATIVE AWARD
OUTSTANDING STATE SENATOR AWARD
OUTSTANDING MEMBER AWARD
Please copy the form and mail it to me, or e-mail me or I will e-mail you a form.
Enclosed you will find the criteria and a nomination form. Please make as many copies of the nomination form as necessary. (Mail nominations to: Roland Prince, Award Nomination, P. O. Box 1429, Malvern, AR 72104.)
All nominations should be submitted by the 2016 spring meeting.
If you have any questions feel free to contact me at cell 501-337-3214 or by e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org
AWARDS AND CRITERIA
OUTSTANDING CITIZEN AWARD: Presented to a citizen who has been involved in a police incident as a victim, witness, or assisted an officer in the performance of his duties. His support of law enforcement is shown through his efforts to stop a criminal act by his own actions or by assisting an officer. He may have risked his personal safety by doing so.
OUTSTANDING SUPPORTER AWARD: Presented to a citizen who has shown his support of the local lodge and department through his efforts in organizing community support for both. He is a true friend of police officers.
OUTSTANDING POLICE CHIEF/SHERIFF AWARD: Presented to a Police Chief/Sheriff who has outstanding contributed to the overall efforts of the Order. His support of the Order is seen through his continued work with the local lodge. FOP. Membership not required.
OUTSTANDING MAYOR/CITY ADMINISTRATOR AWARD: presented to a Mayor/City administrator who has outstandingly contributed to the overall efforts of the Order. His support is seen through his continued work to make the police department better equipped and more professional.
OUTSTANDING STATE REPRESENTATIVE AWARD: Presented to a State Representative who has outstandingly contributed to the overall efforts of the Order. His support is seen through his continued support of legislation, which advances law enforcement and protects the citizens of our state.
OUTSTANDING STATE SENATOR AWARD: Presented to a State Senator who has outstandingly contributed to the overall efforts of the Order. His support is seen through his continued support of legislation, which advances law enforcement and protects the citizens of our state.
OUTSTANDING LODGE AWARD: Presented to a local lodge whose actions have promoted professional law enforcement. The lodge has actively participated in community relation programs and has contributed to the over all support of the Order.
OUTSTANDING MEMBER AWARD: Presented to a F. O. P. member who has outstandingly contributed to the overall efforts of the Order. He has shown his support by becoming leader in his local lodge, department, and community. He has been involved in at least one of the following activities: lodge officer, employee representative, contract negotiator, membership drives, fundraisers, community relations programs.
MERITORIOUS AWARD: Presented to a member who in the performance of his duties used his police training and experience to save the life of a citizen. He risked personal safety by doing so.
June 2014 -2016
Arkansas F. O. P. Awards
Name of Award:
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Submitted by Member:
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