The Irish American Police Officers Association (IAPOA) is accepting nominations for the 20th Annual Awards Dinner to be held on Saturday, May 4 at the Malden Irish American Club, 177 West St. in Malden.
Active IAPOA members may submit nominations for recognition in the following categories:
- Life Saving
- Meritorious Service
- Community Service
- Humanitarian Acts
Members can submit nominations to https://irishamericanpolice.org/awards/2019-nominations no later than Friday, March 15 and must include supporting documentation such as police reports, department commendations and/or news articles. Nominations will be reviewed by the Awards Committee and award recipients will be notified on or before April 1.
Award recipients and a guest will be invited to attend as guests of the IAPOA. Other family, friends, colleagues of recipients are invited to purchase tickets or tables to this very special evening, which includes a performance by the IAPOA Pipes and Drums, Irish step-dancers and a family-style meal.
In addition to the awards mentioned above, we will be honoring the line of duty deaths of Sgt. Sean Gannon, Yarmouth PD and Sgt. Michael Chesna, Weymouth PD by presenting them with the Medal of Honor, posthumously. The families of both officers will be invited as guests of the association.
Photos of the 2018 Awards Dinner may be found on our web page, www.irishamericanpolice.org.