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40 Under 40

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.


Applications are now closed

2021 40 Under 40 Award Nominations



The nomination period for the 2021 40 Under 40 Award is now closed. This year’s selected awardees will be announced in September 2021.

Winners are selected based on the following criteria:

  • Compliance with age and employment requirements.
  • Demonstration of values and commitment to law enforcement.
  • Capacity for leadership.

Learn about past winners:

2016  2017  2018  2019  2020  2021

Please contact Danielle Gudakunst with any questions or concerns.





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