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U.S. Bureau of Justice Seeking Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Nominations

The U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking nominations for the 2018–2019 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor through 11:59 PM ET July 31.

This is the United States' highest public safety honor that can be awarded to emergency medical personnel, firefighters, and law enforcement officers who have demonstrated exceptional bravery, risking serious injury or death, in the line of duty.

Public safety officers must be nominated by the leaders of their agencies for any qualifying event between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019.

For help in writing your nominations, read nomination guidelines and stories of past recipients at the Medal of Valor website.


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