Leadership Award

The Blue Line Leadership Award recognizes and encourages a standard of excellence that exemplifies “Leadership as an Activity not a Position,” and pride in service to the public. Its goal is to increase effectiveness, influence, and quality of police situational leadership from both an organizational and community perspective.

Eligibility
The Blue Line Police Leadership Award is open to active Canadian police officers below the rank of senior officer who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and commitment to service through deeds resulting in a measurable benefit to their peers, service and community.

*Note: the senior officer rank includes personnel who have obtained senior officer status, normally at the rank of lieutenant or higher, such as chiefs, deputy chiefs, staff superintendents, superintendents, staff inspectors, inspectors, lieutenants and other equivalent ranks.

Nominations
Blue Line Magazine solicits nominations annually for consideration. Each candidate must be nominated by two senior or commanding officers participating in the nomination and endorsed by the agency head. Nomination packages must be received by February 16, 2018 and can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To be considered for the Blue Line Magazine Police Leadership Award, submissions must meet the following:
  • Application Form: Completed and signed by the two senior or commanding officers and the agency chief, commissioner, or deputy commissioner participating in the nomination.
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  • Synopsis: One typewritten page (not to exceed 500 words) summarizing the nominee's demonstrated exemplary leadership and commitment to their peers, service and community.
  • Detailed Description: This section is not to exceed 8 single spaced pages and must detail the nominee's measurable and exemplary leadership contribution to their peers, service and community.
  • Supporting Materials: Any newspaper clippings, magazine and trade articles or any other material in support of the nominee's application may also be submitted. Items that are not transmittable via electronic means must be received by the February 16, 2018 deadline to be considered.
Any application not fulfilling these requirements will be disqualified.

Applications must be received February 16, 2018 and can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The panel members and Blue Line Magazine reserves the right to veto any nomination that does not subscribe to, or demonstrate the stated mission, or meet the eligibility requirements. The panel members and Blue Line Magazine reserves the right to, if necessary, not bestow the Leadership Award for any given year.

Final decision will be made by group consensus or majority vote.

All applications will remain in consideration for a period of two years after the initial submission unless withdrawn

Judging
An independent panel of up to 6 current and former police practitioners will review the submissions and declare a recipient for each calendar year. The panel members will be selected by Blue Line Magazine in consultation with current and former police practitioners and will reflect the diversity of Canadian policing.

Presentation
The winner of the Leadership Award will be honoured during Blue Line Expo.
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