Law Officer of the Year

Purpose of Award:  To recognize a well-rounded Michigan Law Enforcement Officer, who has exceeded, above and beyond, the duty requirements expected of their position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement. Episodes of heroism will, of course, also be included where noted.

Material:   Enclose relevant documentation on the nominee in the following areas:

  • Community service
  • Professional career
  • Heroism
  • Letters of recognition
  • News clippings
  • Other substantiating documentation

Documentation should not exceed 18 one-sided pages, on 8 ½ x 11 bond paper – first six or seven pages should contain the individual’s service narrative. Include a copy of your nominee’s State or Federal certification as a law enforcement officer as well as copies of pertinent training and education certificates as appropriate.  Additional pages may include supporting citations and other documentation to include press articles.

Photograph: Include a 5 x 7 photograph of the nominee

Deadline:  January 10th, 2020

Nominations may be mailed, or sent via email (legion@michiganlegion.org).

Nomination form click here