Nominations for this very prestigious award may be made by anyone wishing to nominate a Chief/Head of a Law Enforcement Agency/Department that is a member in good standing of GACP.  However, agencies directly under the control of any member of the GACP Executive Board as well as members of the GACP Executive Board are excluded from being considered.

The deadline to submit your nomination is: May 31st

To nominate a person, please submit your nomination electronically by clicking on the button below. 
You will be prompted to complete the following information:

Online Nomination Form: Complete the online nomination form by entering details about the person nominated.

Nomination Package: You will be required to upload your nomination package. Please have your nomination package available before you begin completing the form. When submitting  the Outstanding Chief of the Year, your electronic nomination package should include the following:

– A memorandum or cover letter from the nominator addressed to the GACP Executive Director, A.A. “Butch” Ayers.  The memorandum/cover letter must attest that the supporting documentation provided is accurate and ingenuous.

-A narrative (with optional supporting documentation) outlining the following criteria: 

* The member’s service to the Association
* The member’s service to the community; and
* The member’s accomplishments as a law enforcement administrator.

All nomination materials should be combined to create one (1) single electronic document nomination package. If you wish to include photos and images, please incorporate these items into your nomination package. The form submission page will accept your document only if it is an MS Word or an Adobe PDF file format.  Please note there is only one link per entry so you must combine your materials into one document. The agency, department, or nominator must limit your document package to a MAXIMUM of five (5) pages. Any nomination package submitted over five (5) pages will not be considered

Please note, to ensure your nomination package uploads properly, please limit your file size to 10MB.

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