Ethical Courage Award

Given each year since 1998, this award is intended to recognize an individual or an organization for especially meritorious leadership or courage related to law enforcement ethics and integrity. Included among the annual awards are those for Ethical Courage; Noble Service; and Ethics Achievement.

2023 Honoree

Information coming soon!

Past Honorees

  • Chief Lawrence Weathers (2021)
    Lexington, KY Police Dept.
  • Brandt Jean (2019)
  • Will D. Johnson (2016)
    Chief, Arlington Police Dept.
  • Mike McCoy (2013)
    Senior Program Officer, The Meadows Foundation
  • Jillian Smith (2012)
    Officer, Arlington Police Dept.
  • Dan P. Carlson (2011)
    Director (Retired), Institute for Law Enforcement Administration
  • Mark Field (2010)
    Chief, Wheaton Police Dept.
  • Michelle Guerette (2009)
    Police Officer, Providence Police Dept.
  • Henry Fluck (2008)
    Chief, Cedar Park Police Dept.
  • Bob Decker (2007)
    Sergeant, Houston Police Dept.
  • Brownsville Police Dept. (2004)
    Brownsville, TX
  • Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (2003)
    Phoenix, AZ
  • David Gebhardt (2002)
    Officer, Rochester Police Dept.
  • Keith Batt (2001)
    Officer, Pleasanton Police Dept.
  • Perry Dunlop (2000)
    British Columbia, Canada
  • David Snyder (1999)
    Amarillo, TX
  • Jeffrey Harbin (1998)
    Chief, Carnegie Police Dept.