This prestigious award is presented each year to the person who distinguishes themselves through valorous actions during a life-threatening action.
Any person can nominate an individual or group who qualifies for recognition under the below criteria.
A selection committee reviews a situation in which the nominated individual or group clearly acted without regard for his or her own life to save a fellow officer or an innocent victim.
The nomination(s) eligible for review shall be the previous year of the awards banquet. (For example - Banquet in 2023, the situation must occur in 2023 or earlier to be eligible for review)
All nominations must include the following:
Winners of these prestigious OTOA Awards are provided the following