The judges for the Norfolk Safer Community Awards (NOSCAs) 2016 have now shortlisted the nominations for each of the award categories.
The panel consisted of:
- Chief Constable Simon Bailey
- T/Superintendent Kris Barnard – Superintendents’ Association
- Ms Caren Reeves – UNISON
- Miss Lindsay Shankland – Director of Joint Human Resources
- Inspector Michelle Lillie – Norfolk Police Federation
- Ms Sharon Lister – Performance & Compliance Officer, Office of Police & Crime Commissioner
- 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 Norfolk Safer Community Awards 2016.
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 6 October.
Those shortlisted in each category are:
The John (Cecil) Mason Volunteer of the Year Award
Young Citizen(s) of the Year
Sprowston Youth Engagement Project
Community Citizen(s) of the Year
Sophie Bates & colleagues, Freebridge Community Housing
Special Officer of the Year
SC 7177 Owen Chambers
SC 7469 Danielle Holford
Community Officer of the Year – Police Officer
PC 0204 Andy Dye
PC 332 Joseph Jermy
Community Officer of the Year – PCSO
PCSO 8629 Nicola Biggs
PCSO 8640 Sarah McCue
Police Dog of the Year
Chosen by Norfolk Constabulary’s Facebook community