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The Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Volunteer Programs recognizes volunteer programs that demonstrate innovative, effective practices for augmenting sworn or civilian staff and/or improving service delivery to their communities. This year's award is sponsored by Body Worn by Utility, Inc. Award winners will be recognized with a reception at the IACP 2016 Annual Conference in San Diego, California.
Established in 2003, the goal of the award program is to recognize the value that volunteers provide to state and local law enforcement and to institutionalize the theories and practices of the national Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) Program. Members of the IACP Police Administration Committee meet annually to judge the award applications and select the winning agencies.
The 2015 winners of the IACP Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Volunteer Programs were the California Highway Patrol and the Surprise, Arizona, Police Department. The following agencies were recognized for Honorable Mention: the Hamilton, Ontario, Police Service in Canada; the Port St. Lucie, Florida, Police Department; and the Rocklin, California, Police Department.
For more information, contact Jennifer Styles.