The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) is a non-profit organization that brings together individuals or agencies working to establish or improve oversight of police officers in the United States.
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2015 NACOLE Award nominations COMING SOON.

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Forms:

  • 2015 NACOLE Awards Procedures
  • 2015 NACOLE Award Nomination Form

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NACOLE recognizes contributions to and accomplishments in the field of civilian oversight with two categories of awards:

 

Nominations can be made by any NACOLE member, including employees of agencies holding organizational memberships, and will be evaluated by an awards sub-committee of the NACOLE Professional Standards Committee.

 

The nomination form (which must be submitted electronically) will allow statements from one to three individuals supporting the nomination and can include relevant supporting documents.

 

The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement has recognized the following individuals for their contributions to the field of civilian oversight with a NACOLE award.  The year and location of the annual conference in which they were recognized are also noted.

 

FLAME AWARD RECIPIENTS

The Flame Award, the association’s highest honor, recognizes significant long-term contributions to the field of civilian oversight of law enforcement.

 

JOHN W. MACK

Kansas City, MO 2014

PHILIP K. EURE

Salt Lake City, Utah 2013

MICHAEL GENNACO

San Diego, California 2012

RICHARD ROSENTHAL

New Orleans, Louisiana 2011

AL LACABE

Seattle, Washington 2010

NUALA O’LOAN

San Jose, California 2007

ANTHONY D. ROMERO

San Jose, California 2007

SAMUEL WALKER

Miami, Florida 2005

JANET RENO

Miami, Florida 2005

MERRICK BOBB

Los Angeles, California 2003

 

ACHIEVEMENT IN OVERSIGHT AWARD RECIPIENTS

CONTRIBUTION TO OVERSIGHT AWARD RECIPIENTS

Both the Achievement in Oversight and the Contribution to Oversight Awards recognize a specific, significant accomplishment or contribution to civilian oversight by an individual, an organization, or an agency.

 

BRAD LANDER, JUMAANE WILLIAMS 

Kansas City, MO 2014

PATRISSE CULLORS-BRIGNAC

Kansas City, MO 2014

KELLY DAVIS, LIAM DILLON, DAVE MAASS,

Kansas City, MO 2014

JOHN DAHLBURG, SALLY KESTIN, JOHN MAINES,

Salt Lake City, Utah 2013

CENTER FOR JUSTICE

Salt Lake City, Utah 2013

ANDRÉ MARIN

San Diego, California 2012

TOM JENNINGS, LAURA MAGGI, BRENDAN MCCARTHY, A. C. THOMPSON,

San Diego, California 2012

STATE ASSEMBLYMAN MARK LENO

San Jose, California 2007

STATE SENATOR GLORIA ROMERO

San Jose, California 2007

MARK SCHLOSBERG

San Jose, California 2007

JOHN CREW

Denver, Colorado 2001

 

ADDITIONAL AWARD RECIPIENTS

In previous years the Board has chosen to honor Board member for long term and outstanding service to NACOLE.  Although a more formalized process has replaced this practice in recent years, we must not forget the long-term and outstanding service by the following individuals to the NACOLE Board of Directors:

 

CAROL SCOTT

Seattle, Washington 2010

DONALD CASIMERE

Cincinnati, Ohio 2008

ROBIN LOLAR

San Jose, California 2007

ROSE CEJA-ARAGON

Miami, Florida 2005

SUE L. QUINN

Miami, Florida 2005

TERESA GUERRERO-DALEY

Chicago, Illinois 2004

ROBERT AARONSON

Chicago, Illinois 2004

DENISE DEFOREST

Chicago, Illinois 2004

JOE SANDOVAL

Los Angeles, California 2003

DEDE WILHELM

Los Angeles, California 2003

NACOLE FOUNDERS

Cambridge, Massachusetts 2002