The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association (MPPOA) recognizes one Police Officer of the Year and two Honorable Mentions at our Annual Convention in June each year.


Any individual may nominate a licensed peace officer who is a member of the MPPOA, employed full-time in any agency in Minnesota for the Police Officer of the Year Award. Please complete the online form and email any documentation. If more information is needed you will be contacted by the MPPOA.

All nominations and supporting documentation must be submitted to the Executive Director of the MPPOA no later than April 1, 2024.

The nominations should be for heroics, outstanding service, or distinguished community involvement and service that have taken place during the period of March 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024.

This awards will be presented at the Annual Convention in June.

Nominations can be made online by CLICKING HERE
Mailed or emailed to:
Officer of the Year
525 Park Street, Suite 250
St. Paul, MN 55103-2145
Phone:  651-291-1119
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