The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation in Buffalo, NY, is proudly accepting nominations for the Theodore Roosevelt Association Police Award. This prestigious award honors a police officer who has overcome serious injury, illness or other disability and who has returned to work to perform explore service in fulfilling their duties in police work in Western New York. Over the years, more than 150 officers from 13 communities have been honored with Theodore Roosevelt Association Police Awards.
In 1983, the Theodore Roosevelt Association established the Theodore Roosevelt Association Police Awards in New York City to honor Teddy Roosevelt’s service as president of the Board of Police Commissioners of New York City from 1895 to 1897 and in recognition of his admiration and respect for the police.
The deadline for nomination is June 30, 2018. Kindly submit a brief letter to the TR Site Foundation at 641 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202 explaining how your nominee fits the above criteria. The recipient receives $1,000, a medal designed by Marc Mellon and a photograph of President Roosevelt when he was New York City Police Commissioner. The presentation takes place at the TR Site’s annual dinner in September 2018.
For more information contact Janey Kuzan from the TR Site at 716-884-0095 or Barbara O’Neill at 716-362-1116