The ACWAP Excellence in Policing Awards are an opportunity to publicly acknowledge and reward the achievements of women and men who are contributing to improving policing and law enforcement and ensuring policing services are enhanced for women. The Awards acknowledge the work being undertaken in Australasia to ensure that women’s concerns and needs are taken into account by policing and law enforcement.
Categories for the 2019 ACWAP Excellence in Policing Awards are:
Excellence in Law Enforcement for Women Initiative Award
Excellence in Research on Improving Law Enforcement for Women Award
Excellence in Law Enforcement in the Asia Pacific Region Award
Most Outstanding Female Administration Award
Most Outstanding Female Intelligence Practitioner Award
Most Outstanding Female Investigator Award
Most Outstanding Female Leader Award
Most Outstanding Female Practitioner Award
Champion of Change Award
Integrity and Courage Award
Bev Lawson Memorial Award
Audrey Fagan Memorial Award
Griffith University – Women in Policing Scholarship
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University are offer a serving female police officer in Australia, New Zealand or Pacific Nation, a $2500 scholarship to further their professional development. The recipient may use the scholarship funds towards commencing an accredited university program, or in continuance of n accredited program already underway.