2017 IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is proud to again partner with Target to present the 2017 IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year Award. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding achievement in law enforcement and honors these heroes who work tirelessly every day to make communities around the world safer. 

 

The 2017 IACP/Target Police Officer of the Year Winners


Lieutenant Scott Smith, Orlando, Florida, Police Department
For his heroic leadership during the response to the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida on June 12, 2016.


Special Agent David Bailey, United States Capitol Police; Washington, D.C.

Special Agent Crystal Griner, United States Capitol Police; Washington, D.C.


Officer Nicole Battaglia, Alexandria, Virginia, Police Department

Officer Alexander Jensen, Alexandria, Virginia, Police Department

Officer Kevin Jobe, Alexandria, Virginia, Police Department

For their quick thinking and heroic actions during a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia during a practice for the annual Congressional Charity Baseball Game on June 14, 2017. 




For questions, please contact Casey Shellenberger at shellenberger@theIACP.org.


Learn more about past winners on our Police Officer of the Year Winners Page.