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  • 2020 Public Safety Valor Awards Department Nominations

    Honorees may be nominated by their chief or agency head from any law enforcement, fire/rescue, and emergency management agency, regarding the incident(s) should have occurred between April 2019 and March 2020 and taken place in Cumberland County, Fayetteville or on Fort Bragg, or have involved personnel based in Cumberland County. Please note that several individuals may be nominated in different categories for the same incident, based on the role they played.

    Valor Award
    The highest award for valor and heroism. Awarded in cases in which a public safety official knowingly places themselves at risk of death or extreme serious bodily harm in the performance of an official act.

    Lifesaving Award
    To be awarded in recognition of official acts taken in a life-threatening situation where an individual’s life is in jeopardy, either medically or physically.

    Award of Merit
    To recognize outstanding public safety work which demonstrates initiative, ingenuity, and/or diligence in the performance of his/her duties. Ex: Creating a new program or process, solving a cold case, detective work over a long period of time on a major initiative, etc.

    All nomination forms are due to the Chamber by April 1, 2020 electronically. All forms must include a professional headshot of each nominee – nominations will be considered incomplete without it. No late or incomplete entries will be accepted.

    If there are any questions, call (910) 433–6774 or visit our office at 159 Maxwell Street, Fayetteville.
    Nominee’s Name
    Office phone, cell phone, email
    All forms must include a professional headshot of each nominee – nominations will be considered incomplete without it.
    Format: M/d/yyyy
    April 2019 - March 2020
    Location of Incident
    Cumberland County, Fayetteville or Fort Bragg
    Please give a narrative describing the circumstances surrounding the event for which you are making a nomination. Be sure to detail the unique circumstances in which this individual performed his/her duty over and above the line of duty. Do not only attach an incident report; incident reports may be used to supplement the information you provide. Please submit a separate cover sheet for each person involved in an incident with multiple nominees. Maximum of 2 pages.
    Please give a narrative describing the circumstances surrounding the event for which you are making a nomination. Be sure to detail the unique circumstances in which this individual performed his/her duty over and above the line of duty. Do not only attach an incident report; incident reports may be used to supplement the information you provide. Please submit a separate cover sheet for each person involved in an incident with multiple nominees. Maximum of 2 pages.
    Nominator’s Name
    Office phone, email
    Nominator’s Mailing Address
    Format: M/d/yyyy
    This submission has been reviewed by the Department Head. *
    Format: M/d/yyyy
    I agree that by submitting this nomination my name can be used in event materials should my nominee be selected for an award. If my nominee is chosen, I will be invited to attend as the Chamber’s guest to be parts of the awards ceremony if I wish. *