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Police Officers Labor Council (POLC) members are encouraged to nominate fellow officers for POLC Outstanding Service Awards. POLC will honor Outstanding Service within the ranks of the POLC membership during the annual POLC/GELC conference next fall.

Written nominations for Outstanding Service Awards may be signed and submitted by supervisors or by any member of the POLC, and must be received by June 1, 2020. Nominees must be recognized for events or service beyond normal expectations occurring between May 1, 2019 and May 1, 2020. Criteria should include leadership or community service, as well as valor or bravery.

Download the Entry Form below. Key to the selection process for the judges will be a short, signed essay on why the nominee should be considered for the POLC 2020 Outstanding Service Award, along with specific details, supporting materials or reports. Nomination packages should be sent before June 1, 2020 to:

POLC Outstanding Service Awards
667 E. Big Beaver Rd., Suite 205
Troy, MI 48083


Download the Outstanding Service Entry Form

7 POLC officers honored for putting their lives on the line to save others

Posted by: jgomori Posted date: October 23, 2019


By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor with excerpts from nbc25.news Six Jackson Police Officers and a Mt. Morris Township K9 Officer were recognized for bravery by putting their lives on the line to save others. POLC Outstanding Service Awards (OSA) were presented to the Jackson Officers Aug. 27, 2019 during the Police Officers Labor Council/General Employees […]

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Holland, Jackson Officers honored for saving victims from gunmen

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: January 3, 2019


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor Three Jackson Police Officers and one Holland Public Safety Officer were honored for bravery and dedication to their profession for putting their lives at risk while stopping gunmen from killing others. The four officers were presented Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Outstanding Service Awards Sept. 21, 2018 during the […]

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POLC Sergeants honored for lifesaving efforts

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 21, 2017


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor, with excerpts from news media A Royal Oak Police Sergeant and Kalkaska Public Safety Sergeant were recognized for bravery and dedication to their profession for putting their lives at risk entering a burning car and a burning home to rescue others. The Sergeants were presented 2017 Law Enforcement Education […]

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Corunna Officers awarded for saving woman from icy waters

Posted by: Jennifer Gomori Posted date: November 16, 2016


— By Jennifer Gomori, POJ Editor with excerpts from The Argus-Press Cousins Ryan and Garett Chapko have a lot in common growing up with identical twins as fathers and working for the same police department. Now they are being recognized for their efforts to save a woman’s life. Corunna Police Officer Ryan Chapko and Corunna […]

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Swartz Creek Officer honored for saving another officer’s life

Posted by: ignite Posted date: November 24, 2015


Swartz Creek Police Officer Nick Paul was chosen for the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) Outstanding Service Award for bravery and dedication to his profession. Officer Paul was presented with the award at the 2015 Annual POLC/GELC Meeting & Labor Seminar on Aug. 28, 2015 for his heroic efforts in saving the life of a […]

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