ACWAP AWARDS

Excellence in Law Enforcement Initiative for Women in the Community Award

ACWAP AWARDS

Excellence in Law Enforcement Initiative for Women in the Community Criteria

This Award is open to a group, unit, or agency in Australasia that has improved policing or law enforcement for women.

This Award recognises initiatives to improve policing and law enforcement for women. It acknowledges the excellent initiatives that exist within the community, policing and law enforcement to improve women’s lives and safety, and women’s capacity to contribute to the community. This Award aims to highlight the work being done by groups from organisations such as domestic violence crisis services, women’s services, community policing units, law enforcement agencies’ service delivery units, and activists who are working to bring together women and those charged with protecting human rights.

The criteria for the Excellence in Law Enforcement Initiative for Women in the Community are to have:

  • had a significant positive impact on how women are able to access the justice system through policing or law enforcement; and/or
  • improved the outcomes for women who access policing or law enforcement and the justice system; and/or
  • built relationships that further women’s justice and policing interest; and/or
  • enhanced networks between law enforcement and the community.

Download the Excellence in Law Enforcement for Women Initiative Award Nomination Form 2022 here.

2021 Winner – Project SKYWARP

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