For more information:

Karen Haines
Executive Administrative Assistant
First Nations Chiefs of Police Association
c/o Manitoba First Nations Police Service

Tel.: (204) 856-5370
Email : [email protected]

Annual Conference & Awards

Annual Conference & Awards

11th Annual Officer Awards Recipients

The Executive is pleased announce the 12th Annual Officer Awards on May 26, 2020. Members will have the opportunity to nominate Officers and staff for the Awards. Nomination Criteria as follows:

  • Years of Service (20 Years of Service or more)
    This award is for Officers that have twenty (20) years of combined service or more, in policing as an officer.
  • Bravery & Lifesaving Awards
    Bravery Award
    This award is for Officers that have performed an act of bravery that could best demonstrate the qualities of heroism.
    Lifesaving Award
    This award is for Officers whereby the officer defies the instinct for self-preservation and risks his/her own life to protect others, and as a result have saved a life or lives, including their own.
  • Distinguished Services Awards (Investigative, Community Services & Crime Prevention)
    This award is open to active police officer (s) or staff member (s) who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and commitment to his/her service through work that have benefited to their peers, their service, and the community.
    An Officer that has shown dedication with their work in regards to their investigational activities: who has worked diligently and has proven to have strong investigating skills which resulted in successful arrests; who is motived in preparing, drafting, and execution of warrants and arrests; who works in a team environment to complete projects in a safe manner for all members involved; and who shows dedication to their department and proven to be a team player.
    Community Services or Crime Prevention
    This award is for an individual (s) who have demonstrated self-initiative in the development of Community Crime Prevention Strategies and initiatives for the communities they serve; and who have actively participated and donated their time to a community, and community-based fundraising events.


    Event Information

    Room Reservations: Rooms have been blocked at a discounted rate and delegates are responsible for making their own individual reservations. Reservations toll free number at 1-888-501-8916 and request your group: First Nations Chiefs of Police Association.

    Lunch & Allergies: Breakfast is served at 0800 hrs & Lunch for the Conference will be provided.
    For any participants attending that have food allergies, please provide an email regarding your allergy to Karen Haines at: [email protected].

    Dress Code: Business Casual

    Awards Dinner: Dress Uniform & Hat for awards recipients and Police Service Chief of Police or designate providing remarks of Award recipient.

    12th Annual Conference & Awards:

    Date: May 26 & 27, 2020
    Time: 0900 – 1600 hrs
    (Start time 0900 hrs)
    Location: Salon ABC Boardroom

    Awards: May 26, 2020
    (Doors Open 1700 hrs)
    Salon ABC Ballroom

    Location: Mariott Fallsview Hotel & Spa
    6740 Fallsview Boulevard
    Niagara Falls, Ontario

    Please submit your completed nominations either by fax/email/mail by April 15, 2020

    Executive Committee
    First Nation Chiefs of Police Association
    PO Box 37
    Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, R1N 3B2
    Fax: (204) 856-5389
    Email: [email protected]

    Nomination Criteria:

    • Letter of Nomination by the Chief of Police of the Service/Organization – this letter must be endorsed by the Police Chief or Designate.
    • Office or Staff Resume – The Police Service must provide resume.
    • Summary of the Event: synopsis of the incident/occurrence/contributions of the Officer/Individual including the impact to the Officer/Individual.


    Presentation at the Annual Conference with Police Chief or Designate:

    • Once the successful candidate has been identified, they will be provided notification by FNCPA.
    • The Police Chief or Designate will accompany the successful candidate during the Awards Ceremony, and review the description of the event to the delegates in attendance.
    • The President/Executive will provide award to the designate.
    • It is the responsibility of the Police Service to coordinate the travel to their candidate, if successful.
      This correspondence will serve as a request for nominations.


    For more information:

    Karen Haines
    Executive Administrative Assistant
    First Nations Chiefs of Police Association
    c/o Manitoba First Nations Police Service

    Tel.: (204) 856-5370
    Email : [email protected]