Texas Crime Prevention Association

Awards

Each year at the Annual Conference, Texas Crime Prevention Association will present awards for each category to members, agencies and volunteers who have achieved and made the most substantial contributions to the field of crime prevention and to the Texas Crime Prevention Association. (Not all of these awards may be presented every year.) 

2023 Award Nominations

Nominations for awards to be presented at this year's annual Awards Banquet must be submitted to the Awards Committee by       May 12, 2023, to be considered. The Awards Banquet will be held on July 13, 2023, at the Annual Conference at the Hilton Lakefront Hotel. We will add the awards applications to the website shortly. Remember only TCPA members can nominate non-members for any TCPA awards.

Nominations and questions should go to:

Ingrid Friedman

Chairperson

Email: ifriedman@pflugervilletx.gov

Office: (512) 990-6838

Cell: (512) 990-6940


2022 TCPA Award Recipients

Outstanding Crime Prevention Agency

Small Agency

Schertz Police Department

Medium Agency

Hays County Sheriff’s Office

Specialized Agency

Brazoria County Alliance
for Children, Inc


Outstanding Crime Prevention Specialist

Specialized Agency

Jerry Lyons
Brazoria County Alliance for Children, Inc

 Specialist – Overall

Officer Anna Kraft
Schertz Police Department

Citizen

Gary Anderson
Hays County Sheriff's Office


Presidential Award

Robert Rangel 
Texas Mutual Insurance

C.G. Glenn Conner Award

John Gabrielson
Austin Police Department

C.G. Glenn Conner Award

Andrew Samarripa
Fort Hood DES - MPI

Louise Bocock Scholarship

Jacoby McGowen


Award Categories

1. Outstanding Crime Prevention Agency

a) Small Agency – Up to 99,999

b) Medium Agency – 100,000 to 249,999

c) Large Agency – 250,000 +

d) Specialized Agency (Educational Institutions, Hospitals, Military Agencies, etc.)

*NOTE (By population the agency serves, not the size of the agency itself).

An award will be presented in each category to agencies. The agency must have at least one TCPA member in good standing.

2. Outstanding Crime Prevention Specialist

a) Small Agency – Up to 99,999

b) Medium Agency – 100,000 to 249,999

c) Large Agency – 250,000 +

d) Specialized Agency (Educational Institutions, Hospitals, Military Agencies, etc.)

*NOTE (By population the agency serves, not the size of the agency itself).

An award will be presented in each category to the specialists who have made the greatest contribution(s) to crime prevention. The agency must have at least one TCPA member in good standing and the recipient must be a TCPA member in good standing.

3. Outstanding Crime Prevention Specialist – Overall.

An award will be presented to the individual specialist who has made the greatest overall contribution(s) to crime prevention. The recipient will be a TCPA member in good standing.

4. Outstanding Crime Prevention Manager.

An award will be presented to an administrator or crime prevention program director demonstrating the greatest support and leadership for personnel in crime prevention and has at least one TCPA member in good standing.

5. Outstanding Media Award.

An award will be presented to the media, (print or electronic) whose management and staff have been the most supportive of the goals and objectives of a crime prevention activity or activities. Must be submitted by a TCPA member in good standing.

6. Outstanding Citizen Crime Prevention Award.

An award will be presented to a volunteer or to a citizen whose dedication to the crime prevention effort has earned special recognition. The recipient cannot be an employee, sworn or non-sworn of a law enforcement agency. Must be submitted by a TCPA member in good standing.

7. OUTSTANDING CORPORATE / BUSINESS AWARD.

An award will be presented to the business that has made the greatest impact or provided the greatest support toward the crime prevention effort. Must be submitted by a TCPA member in good standing.

8. ABOVE AND BEYOND AWARD *NOTE: MAY OR MAY NOT BE GIVEN OUT EVERY YEAR 

An award will be presented to a TCPA member whose actions of notorious service or merit requiring valor, honor, and heroism was above and beyond the normal call of duty.



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