Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award is the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's top award. It is presented annually to "an individual or organization who has made an exceptional and lasting contribution to the law enforcement profession."
Read More About the Distinguished Service Award Recipients
2014: President George W. Bush
2001: United States Mint Police
1999: John Walsh, Host of America's Most Wanted
1998: Congressman (ret.) Mario Biaggi, Founder of the Memorial Fund
1997: The DuPont Company
1996: Senator Claiborne Pell, Honorary Chairman of the Memorial Fund
How Award Recipients are Selected
Each year, the Memorial Fund's Strategic Planning Committee, a body of the Board of Directors, develops and reviews nominations for the Distinguished Service Award. The committee forwards a recommendation to the full Board of Directors. The Memorial Fund Board then votes on the award recipient.