Each year nominations open 1 January and close at midnight EST on 31 March.
These awards are open to all serving female law enforcement officers. The Civilian Achievement award is for female civilian employees of law enforcement agencies. The IAWP Male Award (in support of the “He for She” campaign) is open to male officers and civilian employees of law enforcement agencies.
Nominations are accepted from the candidate's supervisors, the President of an IAWP Affiliate or an IAWP Board member. SELF Nominations are not accepted.
In order for the individual(s) to be considered for recognition, the activities or actions must have occurred during the immediate past three years from the closing date of the nomination period.
The submission must be in English.
Further information is available here.