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Recommend a police officer for commendation

A commendation is an award of public praise to a police officer for going above and beyond the call of duty. The Police Advisory Commission (PAC) accepts public recommendations for Police commendations and, if approved,  award them at a PAC public meeting.



Anyone can recommend an officer for commendation.

When and where

Recommend a police officer for commendation when he or she provides exceptional service.


Use the police officer commendation form to recommend an officer for recognition or call us at (215) 685-0891.

PAC will research your recommendation. If you provide contact information, PAC will notify you if a commendation is awarded.

To make a commendation online, fill out the form below:

Forms & instructions