Each year, the IACP Aviation Committee and Bell Helicopter present the Excellence in Police Aviation Awards at the IACP Annual Conference to recognize an individual who holds a management or leadership position in police aviation, and to large and small aviation units that exemplify excellence in airborne law enforcement. These awards emphasize initiatives to enhance the general level and safety of operations, accident prevention programs, and the efficiency and effectiveness of airborne law enforcement.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 awards, to be presented at the 120th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology Exposition in Philadelphia, October 19 – 23.
Nominations are to be submitted by the head of a component or agency who holds current membership in the IACP. Submissions are to be no more than two pages in length and may be accompanied by no more than a total of three additional pages of photographs or supporting documentation. No video or audio recordings will be accepted.
Nominations must be postmarked no later than June 14, 2013.
Submit nominations to:
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Attention: Mike Fergus
515 N. Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
800-843-4227 ext. 811
The 2012 Excellence in Police Aviation Award recipients were recognized at a luncheon in San Diego on October 1, 2012. IACP Aviation Committee chair Captain Don Roby and Carl Crenshaw of Bell Helicopter presented the awards.
Left to right – Carl Crenshaw, Jim Di Giovanna, Don Roby
Individual Achievement Award
Jim Di Giovanna
President, Airborne Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission Captain (retired) Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department
Carl Crenshaw, Sgt. Michelle Cave, Calgary Police Service, Don Roby
Small Aviation Unit
Calgary Police Service, Air Support Unit
Carl Crenshaw, Corporal James “Tony” Hightower, Georgia DPS , Don Roby
Large Aviation Unit
Georgia Department of Public Safety, Aviation Division
The IACP Aviation Committee would like to express their sincere appreciation to Bell Helicopter for their generous sponsorship of the Excellence in Police Aviation Awards.
IACP Aviation Committee
Mike Fergus, (800) 843-4227 x811, email@example.com for additional information.