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Nominations open for the 2023 Public Advocate’s Police Awards

Nominations are open for this year’s Public Advocate’s Awards for Outstanding Police Service for People with Disability.

These awards provide an opportunity to recognise a Victoria Police employee, work unit or police station that has made an outstanding contribution in 2023 to:

  • improving the outcomes for people with disability
  • delivering a police service that is accessible, inclusive and responsive.

Victoria Police employees include: Police Officers, Recruits, Protective Service Officers, Police Custody Officers and Victorian Public Servants.

Nominations must be submitted by 5pm on Tuesday 26 September 2023 to the Priority and Safer
Communities Division via email. 

Awards will be announced in December 2023 following International Day of People
with Disability

For more information, please contact Priority and Safer Communities Division via email. 

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