The National Police Award for Traffic Safety recognizes excellence, dedication and initiative in the field of traffic safety by enforcement officers across Canada. It is sponsored by Accident Support Services International Ltd. The purpose of this award is to identify and commend active enforcement personnel for their work to improve traffic safety and to encourage others to implement new initiatives or publicize those in which they are already involved. The award is specific to an outstanding achievement completed or reaching a significant milestone within the 2016 calendar year. Best practices collected through the award process are shared broadly with Canada’s police community.
Nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award are received annually on behalf of those that have dedicated significant effort and time in the pursuit of road safety. The Lifetime Achievement Award for Traffic Safety recognizes members of the policing community that have made significant outstanding contributions to traffic safety over a period of time.
National Police Award for Traffic Safety - 2017 – Sergeant Kerry Schmidt, OPP - Public Safety Through Social Media – Ontario Provincial Police Highway Safety Division - Through his wide use of many social media platforms, Sgt. Schmidt provides information to media outlets and the public and provides followers with current traffic condition and event updates. Sergeant Schmidt has taken a leadership role in the integral development of the OPP’s social media program to deliver safety messaging.
National Traffic Safety Initiative of the Year – Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan (CTSS) – Central Division – Saskatoon Police ServiceCTSS was started as a strategy to reduce traffic fatalities, injuries and violations that were negatively impacting traffic safety in and around Saskatoon. In 2016 the Central District team not only conducted many enforcement projects but also many educational blitzes. These included back to school high visibility projects, the May long weekend traffic focus, Christmas sobriety checks. The CTSS integrated unit is made up of ten Saskatoon Police Service members and twenty RCMP members.
Nominations must be submitted to the CACP by March 31st, 2017
Download Nomination Form the CACP website (see assets below)
Electronic submissions are encouraged. Email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Support material such as videos, CDs and promotional material may be mailed separately to: Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, 300 Terry Fox Drive, Suite 100, Ottawa, Ontario K2K 0E3
The selection panel consists of members of the Traffic Committee of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, and the Canada Safety Council.
The awards will be presented during the CACP Annual Conference .
Travel will be provided to the winning recipient or group delegate of the National Police Awards for Traffic Safety.
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