New Jersey Law Enforcement Recognition

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Throughout New Jersey, Law Enforcement Agencies like yours keep us safe in many ways, including on the roadways. You work long hours with low pay, deal with difficult situations, and put themselves in danger on a daily basis—and some pay the ultimate price. Forty-four percent of the officers killed in the line of duty were killed in traffic crashes. That’s why Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) supports you, our heroes who keep our roads safe.


Beginning today, we open up nominations for the “MADD New Jersey Annual Law Enforcement Recognition Awards”. You will have the opportunity to nominate a dedicated officer or Drug Recognition Expert that has had success in reducing drunk or impaired driving in your community from January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021 using the corresponding Nomination Form below. The categories are as follows:

Top Cop Award of Excellence and the Recognition of Achievement:

All nominations received will be considered in the following categories based on number of DUI arrests made:
State Level – Top Cop Award of Excellence (3 Awards)
County Level – Top Cop Award of Excellence (21 Awards)
State Agencies – Top Cop Award of Excellence (8 Awards)

All other nominations received will be considered in the following category based on achievements made:
Recognition of Achievement

More than one officer from an agency may be put forward, however, a short narrative of 4 – 5 sentences MUST accompany the nomination(s) or it WILL NOT be considered. Please use one form per nomination. https://form.jotform.com/MADDNY/NJIndividual2022


Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Top Cop Award of Excellence and the Recognition of Achievement:

All nominations received will be considered in the following category based on number of DRE Evaluations conducted:
State Level – DRE Top Cop Award of Excellence (3 Awards)

All other nominations received will be considered in the following category based on DRE Evaluations conducted:
DRE Recognition of Achievement

More than one DRE from an agency may be put forward, however, a short narrative of 4 – 5 sentences MUST accompany the nomination(s) or it WILL NOT be considered. Please use one form per nomination. https://form.jotform.com/MADDNY/NJDRE2022


The nomination process will run from June 24, 2022 through August 5, 2022 at 5 PM.
NO NOMINATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS TIME.

The awards will be presented later this year. More information will be provided to Top Awardees at a later date.

Have any questions, please contact Isai Fuentes, Regional Program Director via email: Isai.Fuentes@madd.org or via phone: (631) 547-6233 ext.3663. We support YOU & we thank YOU, our heroes that keep our communities’ safe year round.