City of Norfolk requests nominations for Crime Prevention Awards

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NORFOLK — The city of Norfolk has invited the public to nominate locals who work to combat crime in Norfolk.

Winners will be recognized at the annual Crime Prevention Awards banquet at the Doubletree by Hilton on March 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Nominations describing the crime prevention accomplishments of the individual must be submitted online by Feb. 20.

Nominees may be considered for the following awards:

BARBARA DAVIS VOLUNTEER AWARD – Awarded to private citizens for their roles in stopping crime. Individuals and married couples may be nominated.

LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD – Awarded to a person in a law enforcement role who has exhibited exceptional performance in preventing crime. Individuals only will be considered.

CITY EMPLOYEE AWARD – Awarded to a city employee who has played a pivotal role in restricting crime beyond normal work assignments. Individuals only will be considered.

CITY EMPLOYEE GROUP AWARD – Awarded to a city employee who has played a pivotal role in restricting crime beyond normal work assignments. Individuals only will be considered.

GROUP SERVICE AWARD – Awarded to a community, group or business that represents the development of initiatives or programs to stop crime. Communities, groups and businesses will be considered.

YOUTH AWARD – Presented to a youth under the age of 18, who have played a pivotal role in preventing crime. Individuals only will be considered.