Patrick V. Murphy Award

Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy Award for Leading Change in Policing

About the Award

This award honors a police professional who has taken bold steps to improve, reform, or advance policing from within the profession. Likely challenging the status quo, this nominee has implemented innovative, evidence-based initiatives within their community or agency. The ideal nominee's work should have made a lasting impression on a community or the profession at large and has likely impacted policy, local or national public safety standards, overall quality of life, or other factors of similar importance.

The Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy Award is open to all active or retired police professionals in the United States, both sworn and non-sworn, with at least 10 years of relevant experience.

2023 Honoree: Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey

Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey gives a speech accepting the Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy award in 2023.