It is once again time to request nominations for awards to be presented to police officers at the Annual Trooper George L. Hanna Award Ceremony. This Award Ceremony, which has been held annually since 1983, has become one of the premiere State House events and is an opportunity to publicly recognize the bravery of all who dedicate themselves to law enforcement.
Nominations of police officers who performed acts of bravery during the period of January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012 must follow the guidelines found in the Hanna Awards Criteria document (Hanna Awards Criteria can be found here:).
Nomination forms must be fully completed and should provide the Hanna Awards Selection Committee with a full, detailed narrative of the incident(s) and the nominee's conduct (Nomination forms can be found here:). All nomination forms must be received by October 25th, 2013 and sent to the attention of Mike Christopher at the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, One Ashburton Place-2133 Boston, MA 02108. You can also email them directly to Michael.Christopher@massmail.state.ma.us .