NOSCAs 2017: Shortlisted Announced

The judges for the Norfolk Safer Community Awards (NOSCAs) 2017 have now shortlisted the nominations for each of the award categories.

The panel consisted of:

• Chief Constable Simon Bailey
• Mr. Mark Stokes, OPCC
• Superintendent Julie Wvendth – Superintendents’ Association
• Miss Lindsay Shankland – Director of Joint Human Resources
• Mrs. Claire Cabrini – UNISON
• Inspector Sam Hawkins – Norfolk Police Federation
• Inspector Amie Abbs – Staff Officer to Chief Constable Simon Bailey

Readers of the Eastern Daily Press voted for the three Community Officer of the Year awards.
The four other categories that members of the public submitted nominations for were The John (Cecil) Mason Volunteer of the Year, Young Citizen(s) of the Year, Community Citizen(s) of the Year and Police Dog of the Year.

Chief Constable Simon Bailey would like to thank everybody who took the time to nominate for the 10th anniversary Norfolk Safer Community Awards 2017.

Judges were impressed with the number of entries and the high standard presented and have shortlisted the top two in each category. All those shortlisted will be invited to the Norfolk Safer Community Awards presentation evening which takes place at Holiday Inn North, Cromer Road, Norwich on Thursday 12 October.

Those shortlisted in each category are:

The John (Cecil) Mason Volunteer of the Year Award 
Michael Bennett
Sally Mack

Young Citizen(s) of the Year

Emily Freeman
Charlie Mason

Community Citizen(s) of the Year
Great Yarmouth CCTV Team –
Theresa Curtis
Adam Lawes
Jonathan Newman
Stephen Spilsted
Karen Watts

Noleen Woodhouse and Natalie Sands

Special Officer of the Year
SC 7749 Jonathan Jackson
SS 7004 Thomas Render

Community Officer of the Year – Police Officer
PC 508 Jon Downs
PC 1668 Dan Taylor

Community Officer of the Year – PCSO
PCSO 8269 Michael Clark
PCSO 8542 Joseph Pike

Police Dog of the Year
Chosen by Norfolk Constabulary’s Facebook community