Nominations for public safety award

Nominations for public safety award

The President’s Public Safety Awards Program, supported jointly by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Justice, will present up to 12 presidential gold medals and a presidential citation to firefighters, law enforcement personnel, and civil defense officials who have shown “extraordinary valor in the line of duty” or who have made “outstanding contributions to public safety.”

Nominations for the award are being accepted for accomplishments or acts that took place between November 15, 1984, and November 15, 1985. The deadline for all nominations is November 15, 1986.

All nominations should include the candidate’s name, position, title and address, the name and location of organization served, and a summary of the nominee’s contribution to public safety. Documented accounts of accomplishments, such as press clippings, should be attached. Nominating officials should include their names, addresses, and telephone numbers with each submission.

Nominations for fire service personnel should be sent to: Superintendent, National Fire Academy, National Emergency Training Center, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emitsburg, MD 21727.

For more information, contact the Executive Secretary, Joint Public Safety Awards Board at the National Emergency Training Center, or telephone (301) 447-6771, extension 7157.

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