Submit a Nomination for the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor

The nomination period for the 2018-2019 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor is open through July 31. This is the nation’s highest public safety honor that can be awarded to emergency medical personnel, firefighters, and law enforcement officers, and honors public safety officers who have demonstrated exceptional bravery, risking serious injury or death in the line of duty. Public Safety Officers must be nominated for any qualifying event by the heads of their agencies. Find more information, including help writing nominations, nomination guidelines, and stories of past recipients, here.