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Important dates

Nominations for the 2021 Alberta Community Justice Awards are now closed.

The deadline to apply is April 16, 2021.

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 2021 Alberta Community Justice Awards are now closed.

The deadline to apply is April 16, 2021.

Step 1. Read the guidelines

The award application form (PDF, 174 KB) includes important information about how to apply for funding.

Step 2. Complete the application form and gather supporting documents

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Fill out the Annual 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

You can submit the original signed applications:

  • by mail
  • via courier
  • in person

Applications are also accepted by email or fax before the deadline, but an original signed copy must also be submitted.

Submit your application to:

Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
10th Floor South, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7

Fax: 780-638-3870
Email: [email protected]

After you apply

You’ll receive confirmation your application was received.

Award recipients

The 2020 awards were presented on November 19 at a virtual ceremony co-hosted by the Lakeshore Regional Police Service.

Alberta Community Justice Award recipients

Contact

Connect with Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit:

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:
Crime Prevention and Restorative Justice Unit
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General
10th Floor South, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7

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