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Nominations Open for Law Officer's 2010 Trainer of the Year Award

Law enforcement trainers serve a critical role in making sure officers have the skills they need to be effective and safe. But this vital role is often overlooked within individual police departments and policing as a whole.

Each year, Law Officer recognizes a trainer who has demonstrated outstanding skills and made lasting contributions to the law enforcement profession through its Trainer of the Year Award. This award is open to active law enforcement trainers. Nominations must be submitted by someone with direct knowledge of the nominee s skills and abilities. Nominees will be judged on their:

  • Training ability;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Commitment to safety;
  • Interpersonal communication skills; and
  • Long-term commitment.

Representatives fromLaw Officerand the International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association will review the nominations and select the annual recipient. The winner will be announced at the annual ILEETA International Training Conference and Expo. The recipient will receive a trophy and a cash award.

Submit your nomination form via the Web at, e-mail it to or fax it to 619/699-6246. All submissions should include:

  • Primary contact information (name, title, agency, address, phone, fax, e-mail, etc.) for the person nominating;
  • Secondary contact information;
  • Nominee information (name, title, agency, address, phone, fax, e-mail, etc.); and
  • A detailed description (up to 500 words) that explains the nominee s qualities, extraordinary achievements, unique leadership skills and innovative programs/practices.

Note:All nominations must be received no later than April 2, 2010.

Questions?Contact Senior Editor Crawford Coates at 619/699-6790 or

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