Medal of Honor
An outstanding act in the line of duty with imminent personal hazard to life with full knowledge of the risks involved.
An individual act of heroism performed with imminent personal hazard to life while in combat with an armed adversary.
Wound received in the line of duty, inflicted by an armed adversary, causing severe puncture, laceration, concussion, or fracture.
Meritorious Service Medal
A highly unusual or creditable accomplishment, under adverse conditions with:
· Some degree of hazard to life or limb to the nominee; or
· Where some serious injury or death of some other person is prevented through the efforts of nominee.
Exceptional Duty Medal
A highly creditable accomplishment bringing public acclaim to himself or herself, his or her department, or the the Police Profession, as a result of training, devotion to duty or service to the public.
Dedication, devotion, and service to others above and beyond the call of duty, exemplified by various significant acts of a compassionate and benevolent nature that reflect positively upon the police profession, garner public acclaim and admiration, provide comfort and aid to others in a time of need, and/or enrich the lives of others.
The arrest or assisting in the arrest of a person or persons for the commission of a 1st or 2nd degree crime, or the crime of a burglary, with the exception of auto burglary. The arrest must occur within 72 hours of the crime.
Investigative Service Award
A highly creditable accomplishment, which results in the arrest of a person or persons for the commission of a 1st or 2nd degree crime, or the crime of a burglary with the exception of auto burglary, through investigative means.
Life Saving Award
An act performed on or off duty, with disregard of personal safety, or when prompt and alert action results in the saving of a life. The patient must have survived for no less than 30 days and /or have been treated and released from a medical facility.
Aiding or assisting in the delivery of a newborn infant or infants, in or under circumstances other than a hospital type facility.
Critical Care Save Award
An act performed on or off duty with disregard of personal safety and when prompt and alert action results in the saving of a life. The patient must have survived for no less than 30 days and/or have been treated and released from a medical facility.
P.B.A. Local 206 President’s Unit Citation
The participation by the nominee in an event where the nominee had a direct impact and made an invaluable contribution to the positive outcome of the incident.
Distinguished Community Service Award
The performance of or participation in an admirable and notable act or event which serves to champion a noble cause or to contribute to the betterment of the community, and inspires others to engage in volunteerism and service to the public.
A heroic act performed by a civilian that offered a significant contribution to public safety or demonstrated exceptional police support and cooperation.