Past Winners

2014 Agencies Recognized

The 2014 Winners:
Population Fewer than 20,000 Residents
Highland Village Police Department, Texas
Population 20,001 to 50,000 Residents
Co-Winner: Leesburg Police Department, Virginia
Co-Winner: Madison City Police Department, Alabama
Population 50,001 to 100,000 Residents
No winner was selected in this category
Population 100,001 to 250,000
Boise Police Department - Boise, Idaho
Population 250,001 + Residents
Nassau County Police Department, New York

The 2014 Finalists:
Population Fewer than 20,000 Residents
Dewitt Police Department, Iowa
Population 20,001 to 50,000 Residents
Wakefield Police Department, Massachusetts
Population 50,001 to 100,000 Residents
No finalist selected in this category
Population 100,001 to 250,000
Aurora Police Department, Illinois
Population 250,001 + Residents
Abu Dhabi Police, Abu Dhabi

Special Recognition
Homeland Security - Visakhapatnam (Rural) District Police, state of Andhra Pradesh - India

2013 Agencies Recognized

The 2013 Winners:
Population fewer than 20,000 Residents
No winner was selected in this category
Population 20,001 to 50,000 Residents
Mankato Department of Public Safety - Mankato, Minnesota
Population 50,001 to 100,000 Residents
Abington Township Police Department - Abington, Pennsylvania
Population 100,001 to 250,000
Boise Police Department - Boise, Idaho
Population 250,001 + Residents
Hamilton Police Service - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

The 2013 Finalists:
Population fewer than 20,000 Residents
Vail Police Department - Vail, Colorado
Population 20,001 to 50,000 Residents
Madison City Police Department - Madison, Alabama
St. Louis Park Police Department - St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Population 50,001 to 100,000 Residents
City of Duluth Police Department - Duluth, Minnesota
Population 100,001 to 250,000
Grand Prairie Police Department - Grand Prairie, Texas
Dayton Police Department - Dayton, Ohio
Population 250,001 + Residents
Hong Kong Police (Project New Dawn) - Hong Kong

Special Recognition
Homeland Security - Colorado State Patrol - Colorado
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.