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THE DEPARTMENT OF WASHINGTON

Law and Order Committee Awards

 

The following procedures are to be followed when an American Legion Post nominates someone in their community to receive one of the following awards; especially if the post intends to forward the application to the Department of Washington Law and Order Committee for consideration at the state level.  Winners will be presented the appropriate award at the Department of Washington Convention.

In order for all applicants to be judged equally, we request that you complete the appropriate forms and furnish supporting documents covering the incident upon which the recommendation is based so the committee has background information for evaluation.

The Law and Order Committee will review all applications during the Mid-Winter conference and the winner will be selected at that time.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED AT DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS BY JANUARY 1ST .

The following needs to be included when a post submits an individual for one of the above awards.

Once the recipient has been chosen the committee will take the following actions:

Hotel and mileage expenses for the winners will be paid by the Law and Order Committee.

 

APPLICATIONS

Law Officer of the Year

The award is presented annually at the Department Convention to an outstanding Law Enforcement Officer selected from local, county or state agencies. Nominations must be received by January 1st of each year.

 

Fire Fighter of the Year

The award is presented annually at the Department Convention to an outstanding Firefighter selected from local, county or state agencies. Nominations must be received by January 1st of each year.

 

EMT of the Year

The award is presented annually at the Department Convention to an outstanding Emergency Medical Technician selected from local, county or state agencies. Nominations must be received by January 1st of each year.

 

Humanitarian and Life Saving Award

The award is presented annually at the Department Convention to an outstanding Humanitarian selected from local, county or state agencies. Nominations must be received by January 1st of each year.