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Important dates

Nominations for the 2022 Community Justice Awards are now closed. The application period for the 2023 Community Justice Awards will be announced soon.

Recognition

The Alberta Community Justice Awards recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to preventing crime in our communities.

The recipients have shown exceptional leadership, innovation and dedication to working and volunteering in community justice.

Eligibility

The following people can be nominated:

  • individuals
  • youth justice committees
  • crime prevention organizations
  • victim services groups
  • restorative justice organizations
  • police officers and services

Nominees must have made extraordinary contributions to community justice through their work or by volunteering in:

  • crime prevention
  • victim services
  • youth justice committees
  • restorative justice

Ineligible nominations

The following nominations are not accepted:

  • police and peace officers nominated by a police service or fellow member (only individuals or organizations may nominate these officers)
  • anyone who’s received the award in the past 3 years
  • self-nominations and nominations from immediate family members
  • nominations from a subordinate in an organization
  • nominations from someone who would directly benefit from the nomination process or award

Nominee evaluation

The following criteria are also used to review nominees and choose recipients:

  • leadership – exceptional leadership ability
  • innovation – innovative solutions or approaches in the nominee’s work or volunteerism
  • service enhancement – deliberate steps to enhance the services the nominee’s organization provides
  • community mobilization – efforts to get the community involved and address local issues
  • partnerships and collaboration – effective connections and partnerships with other agencies and parallel organizations in the community

How to nominate

Nominations for the 2022 Community Justice Awards are now closed. The application period for the 2023 Community Justice Awards will be announced soon.

Step 1. Read the guidelines

The 2022 Alberta Community Justice Awards Nomination form includes important information about how to apply for funding.

Step 2. Complete the application form and gather supporting documents

Fill out the Alberta Community Justice Awards Nomination form.

Supporting documents

Include the following documents in your application package:

  • 3 letters of support from relevant individuals and agencies
  • related information such as news articles and previous awards, if available

Step 3. Submit the application package

Email your signed application package to: [email protected]

After you apply

You will receive confirmation your application was received.

Award recipients

The 2021 awards were presented on July 16, 2021, at a virtual ceremony co-hosted by the
Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service.

Alberta Community Justice Award recipients

Contact

Connect with the Community and Stakeholder Engagement Team:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-415-1819
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-988-7629
Email: [email protected]

Address:
Community and Stakeholder Engagement
Alberta Justice
10th Floor South, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7

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