40 Under 40

IACP's 40 Under 40


Nominate a leader for the 2018 40 Under 40 award.

(Nomination deadline: March 1, 2018)

This award program is designed to recognize 40 law enforcement professionals under the age of 40 from around the world that demonstrate leadership and exemplify commitment to their profession. Award winners will represent the law enforcement Leaders of Today as well as the Leaders of Tomorrow.

Winners are selected based on the following criteria:

  • Compliance with age and employment requirements 
    • between 18 and 39 years of age (as of September 1, 2018)
    • employed by a federal, state, local, or tribal law enforcement agency
  • Demonstration of values and commitment to law enforcement
  • Capacity for leadership


Please note that nominations must be submitted in English.

Questions should be directed to Dani Gudakunst at dgudakunst@theiacp.org or 800.THE.IACP x 321.

Read the 2017 winners' stories.