Community Safety Awards

Every year during Crime Prevention Week in November, Crime Prevention Ottawa recognizes the people and programs that have made a difference in preventing crime and making communities safer across the city.

The Community Safety Awards recognize community leaders in the following categories:

  • Volunteer Award
  • Community Volunteer Program Award
  • Community Program Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Youth Engagement Award
  • Enforcement Professional Award
  • City Employee Award
  • Youth Worker Award

2017 Call for Nominations

Do you know a person, group or program that is making Ottawa a safer, better place to live? Crime Prevention Ottawa wants you to nominate them for the 8th annual Community Safety Awards.

Crime prevention leaders represent all ages and walks of life, including volunteers and staff with many different kinds of organizations. They include groups of dedicated individuals working to build community pride or address crime and safety issues in their neighbourhoods.

Submit a nomination today
Download the nomination form and criteria
Read our Frequently Asked Questions about the awards application process

The deadline for submissions is October 3, 2017.  Please take the time to recognize a person, group or program that is making a difference by submitting a nomination.

The awards ceremony will take place on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Ottawa City Hall. Save the date!