Unit/Team Valor Award
Unit/Team Valor Award

This award is presented each year to a SWAT/Tactical/Patrol Unit whose members have distinguished themselves through valorous actions during a tactical operation or call for service.

A selection committee reviews situations in which members of the nominated unit clearly acted without regard for the safety of their own lives in order to safely resolve a situation, thus protecting fellow officers and/or innocent victims and bystanders.

Nominations eligible for review must be from the previous year of the awards banquet. For example, the situation must have occurred in 2023 or earlier to be eligible for review.

All nominations must include the following:

  • Tactical Team/Agency Unit Complete Name (No abbreviations).
  • Department/Agency.
  • Unit/Team members to be recognized (if applicable).
  • Documentation of the event: A synopsis of the event in paragraph form.
  • A contact person to verify the event, actions, or conduct.
Nominee Information
Please submit a photo of the candidate suitable for publication. In uniform is preferable.
Please provide an agency logo or badge of the candidate's organization in the highest resolution possible.
Event Information
Please let us know where we can find a video of the incident.
Your Information (or person submitting nomination)