Annual Awards Nominees 2024

Commissioner Patrick V. Murphy Award for Leading Change in Policing

This award honors a police executive who has taken bold steps to improve, reform, or advance policing from within the profession. Likely challenging the status quo, this candidate has implemented innovative, evidence-based initiatives within their community or agency. The ideal candidate'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 executives, both sworn and non-sworn, in the United States with at least ten years of relevant experience.

NPI staff may contact nominators for additional information, if needed, in order to thoroughly assess your candidate.