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    Traffic Safety Awards


    The Awards are sponsored by Accident Support Services International Ltd.

    Traffic Safety Awards 2018


    The following awards are sponsored by Accident Support Services International Ltd.

    National Police Award for Traffic Safety:

    The National Police Award for Traffic Safety recognizes excellence, dedication and initiative in the field of traffic safety by enforcement officers across Canada. The purpose of this award is to identify and commend active enforcement personnel for their work to improve traffic safety and to encourage others to implement new initiatives or publicize those in which they are already involved. The award is specific to an outstanding achievement completed or reaching a significant milestone within the 2017 calendar year. Best practices collected through the award process are shared broadly with Canada’s police community.

    Lifetime Achievement Award for Traffic Safety:

    The Lifetime Achievement Award for Traffic Safety recognizes those that have dedicated significant effort and time in the pursuit of road safety. This award recognizes members of the policing community that have made significant, outstanding contributions to traffic safety over a period of time through education, enforcement, training and/or community-based programs.

    Past Recipients

    National Police Award for Traffic Safety - 2017 – Sergeant Kerry Schmidt, OPP - Public Safety Through Social Media – Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division - Through his wide use of many social media platforms, Sgt. Schmidt provides information to media outlets and the public and provides followers with current traffic condition and event updates. 

    National Traffic Safety Initiative of the Year – 2017 – The Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) – Central Division – Saskatoon Police Service was started as a strategy to reduce traffic fatalities, injuries and violations that were negatively impacting traffic safety in and around Saskatoon.  In 2016, the Central District team not only conducted many enforcement projects but also many educational blitzes. These included back to school high visibility projects, the May long weekend traffic focus, and Christmas sobriety checks. The CTSS integrated unit is made up of ten Saskatoon Police Service members and twenty RCMP members.

    Criteria and Qualifications

    National Police Award for Traffic Safety

    • Canadian police, sheriffs, military, and railway police agencies are eligible.
    • Groups within agencies such as divisions, sections and detachments are eligible.
    • The nomination must be endorsed by a senior officer.
    • Nominee(s) will have made an outstanding contribution to road safety during the previous calendar year through educational, enforcement, training and/or community-based programs.
    • Submissions must show clear support for road safety initiatives and show results of that work.

    Lifetime Achievement Award for Traffic Safety

    • Sworn, full-time Canadian federal, provincial and municipal police officers, including military and railway police services, as well as sheriffs are eligible.
    • Individuals or groups such as divisions, sections and detachments are eligible.
    • Police-led initiatives conducted in partnership with community groups may also be nominated.
    • The nomination must be endorsed by a senior officer.
    • The nominee will have made an outstanding contribution to road safety over a number of years through educational, enforcement, training and/or community-based programs.
    • The nominee will clearly have dedicated a part of his or her career to initiatives aimed at improving traffic safety.

    How to Nominate

    • Nominations must be submitted to the CACP by March 30th, 2018.
    • Download the Nomination Form from the CACP website (Refer to the “Additional Resources” section below)
    • Electronic submissions are encouraged. Email the completed form to cacp@cacp.ca.
    • Support material such as videos, CDs and promotional material may be mailed separately to:  Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, 300 Terry Fox Drive, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario K2K 0E3. Please include a clear reference to the nomination submitted electronically.

    Judging and Presentation

    The selection panel consists of members of the Traffic Committee of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, and the Canada Safety Council.

    The awards will be presented during the CACP Annual Conference to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 12-15, 2018.

    Travel will be provided to the winning recipient or group delegate of the National Police Awards for Traffic Safety.

     


    Additional Resources

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    Nomination Form 2018en63 kb
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