Past Winners

2012 Agencies Recognized
The 2012 Winners:
Population fewer than 20,000 residents
Columbia Heights Police Department – Columbia Heights, MN
Population of 20,001 to 50,000 residents
No Winner Selected (Finalists Only)
Population of 50,001 to 100,000 residents
City of Duluth Police Department – Duluth, GA
Population of 100,001 to 250,000 residents
Clearwater Police Department – Clear Water, FL
Population of 250,001+ residents
San Diego Police Department – San Diego, CA

The 2012 Finalists:
Population fewer than 20,000
City of Hopkins Police Department – Hopkins, MN
Population of 20,001 to 50,000
Bradenton Police Department – Bradenton, FL;
Burlington Police Department – Burlington, VT;
Grapevine Police Department - Grapevine, TX;
Hanover Park Police Department - Hanover Park, IL;
Population of 50,001 to 100,000
No Finalists Selected (Winner Only)
Population of 100,001 to 250,000
Greater Sudbury Police Service - Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Population of over 250,001
Rishon Leziyon Police Station INP – Rishon, Leziyon, Israel
Riverside Police Department – Riverside, CA
Special Recognition
Community Oriented Government - City of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
Homeland Security - Godavarikhani, Andhra Pradesh State Police, Andhra Pradesh, India
2011 Agencies Recognized
The 2011 Winners:
Population fewer than 20,000 residents
Purcellville Police Department – Purcellville, VA
Population of 20,001 to 50,000 residents
New Brighton Dept. of Public Safety – New Brighton, MN
Population of 50,001 to 100,000 residents
New Rochelle Police Department – New Rochelle, NY
Population of 100,001 to 250,000 residents
Dayton Police Department – Dayton, OH
Population of 250,001+ residents
Waterloo Regional Police Service – Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The 2011 Finalists:
Population fewer than 20,000
Lincoln Police Department – Lincoln, NH;
Sandwich Police Department – Sandwich, NH
Population of 20,001 to 50,000
Madison City Police Department – Madison, AL
Hurst Police Department – Hurst, TX
Population of 50,001 to 100,000
Rowlett Police Department – Rowlett, TX
Population of 100,001 to 250,000
No Finalists Selected
Population of over 250,001
Albuquerque Police Department – Albuquerque, NM
Boston Police Department – Boston, MA
2010 Agencies Recognized
The 2010 Winners:
Population fewer than 20,000 residents
Gulf Breeze Police Department – Gulf Breeze, Fla.
Population of 20,001 to 50,000 residents
Mundelein Police Department – Mundelein, Ill.
Population of 50,001 to 100,000 residents
Evanston Police Department – Evanston, Ill.
Population of 100,001 to 250,000 residents
No Winner Selected
Population of 250,001+ residents
Houston Police Department – Houston, Tex.

The 2010 Finalists:
Population fewer than 20,000
No Finalists Selected
Population of 20,001 to 50,000
Monrovia Police Department – Monrovia, Calif;
Madison City Police Department – Madison, Ala.
Population of 50,001 to 100,000
Fort Meyers Police Department – Fort Myers, Fla.
Population of 100,001 to 250,000
No Finalists Selected
Population of over 250,001
Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Prince George’s County Div. – Riverdale, Md.;
Chicago Police Department – Chicago, Ill.
2009 Agencies Recognized
The 2009 winners:
Population fewer than 20,000 residents
RCMP Guysborough District – Canso Office, Canso, Nova Scotia, Canada;
Population of 20,001 to 50,000 residents
Wilson Police Department – Wilson, N.C.;
Population of 50,001 to 100,000 residents
RCMP Kamloops – Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada;
Population of 100,001 to 250,000 residents
Gainesville Police Department – Gainesville, Fl.;
Population of 250,001+ residents
Minneapolis Police Department – Minneapolis, Minn.

The 2009 Finalists:
Population fewer than 20,000 residents
Suwanee Police Department – Suwanee, Ga.;
Population of 20,001 to 50,000 residents
Herndon Police Department – Herndon, Va.;
Population of 100,001 to 250,000 residents
Garland Police Department – Garland, Texas;
Population of 250,001+ residents
Santa Ana Police Department – Santa Ana, Calif.