Feb 1, 2024
Download the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year application; Firefighter of the Year application. The American Legion awards its National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to a law enforcement officer who has exceeded the duty requirements expected of his or her position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement. The American Legion awards a National Firefighter of the Year Award to a firefighter who has exceeded the requirements expected of his or her position and has shown a distinct pattern of community service and professional achievement. The awards are presented annually at the Legion's national convention.