200 CLUB BURLINGTON COUNTY
AWARDS AND CRITERIA (Submit by: January 10, 2020)
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HONOR-VALOR AWARD: Awarded for an act or deed of personal bravery of self-sacrifice, involving risk to the individual's own life, above and beyond the performance of duty.
MERITORIOUS AWARD: Awarded for service rendered when an individual, with diligence and perseverance, conspicuously performs their duty. Examples: prevents crime, protects life and/or property, apprehends criminals, or otherwise performs a deed which reflects credit upon the individual and the agency he or she represents.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD: Awarded to an individual that has dedicated years of unqualified giving and service to the betterment of their community, department/unit, and profession and through his/her efforts has inspired and served as a leader to other public safety service professionals.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: Burlington County police officers, County detectives, troopers, firefighters, or emergency squad members or their family members will be eligible for these monetary awards. This year, the Club will award a total of four (4) scholarships. Four (4) general scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 each. One (1) of the four (4) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded and dedicated in the name of Retired Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, Eugene Olaff. As many as four (4) awards can be made, based upon a combination of need, application review, and an essay of not more than 750 words on the topic selected.
ADVANCED TRAINING AWARD: Awarded for advanced public safety training programs which enhance the individual's ability to perform their duties or conduct the training necessary to improve other members' capabilities. One (1) Advanced Training Award will be awarded and dedicated in the name of the 200 Club’s past treasurer, Earl Siegman.