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NCJ Number: NCJ 244596    
Title: Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Brochure
  Document URL: PDF 
Corporate Author: National Medal of Valor Office
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 2010
Page Count: 2
  Annotation: This brochure provides information about public safety officers that have received the Medal of Valor.
Abstract: This brochure from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Program, National Medal of Valor Office, provides information about public safety officers that have received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor. This award is the highest national award given to public safety officers, and is awarded to those individuals who have exhibited exceptional courage, regardless of personal safety, in the attempt to save or protect human life. In order to receive this honor, public safety officers are nominated by the chief executive officer of their employing agencies, recommended by the bipartisan Medal of Valor Review Board, and cited by the Attorney General of the United States.
Main Term(s): Sworn Officers
Index Term(s): Public safety coordination ; Professional recognition
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Type: News and Announcement
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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