Criteria, Instructions, Forms, and Past Recipients

Award Applications is now Closed for 2017

Theodore S. Jones Service Award

Now closed for 2017

The Theodore S. Jones Service Award is to be awarded to an Active OACP Member Police Chief in Ohio who

  1. has provided extraordinary service to the mission and goals of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police,
  2. exemplifies personal integrity and professional values and ethics espoused by the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and contained within the OACP Code of Ethics; and
  3. exemplifies the highest standards of leadership, organizational courage, and vision in impacting the profession of Office of Chief of Police.

Michael J. Kelly Excellence & Innovation in Policing Award

Now closed for 2017

To be presented to an Active OACP Member Police Executive to recognize the pursuit of excellence in police leadership through innovation and creativity which exemplifies the vision, mission, goals, and values of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.

William E. Crosier Distinguished Service Award for OACP Active Police Chief

Now closed for 2017

To be presented to an Active OACP Member Police Chief to recognize extraordinary volunteer service during the current OACP membership year in unselfishly offering time, talent, and leadership to the members, mission, and programs of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.

OACP Lifetime Achievement Award

Now closed for 2017

Award is to be presented to an OACP Retired Police Chief who: has served as an OACP Active Member Police Chief for a minimum of five (5) years; is currently an active (status) Life Member of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police; and, is no longer holding a Chief’s position. This award is to recognize the significant contributions of his/her time and talents dedicated to promoting and ensuring the success of OACP’s programs and services and the law enforcement profession.

Ron & Rita Jornd Chiefs' Children's Scholarship

(Applicants must be a child of an OACP Active Member Police Chief)
JORND SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED.

The Ron and Rita Jornd Chiefs’ Children’s Scholarship is in memory of Chief Ronald W. Jornd and in recognition of his wife, Rita Jornd for their dedicated service to the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and the law enforcement community. OACP will select up to three people to receive the scholarship award. The award will be $500. The recipient student must be accepted to or attending an accredited college, university, technical or trade school. The award will be paid to the recipient upon receipt of confirmation of enrollment to offset tuition or other expenses. The award is for one year. Recipients may re-apply for consideration again each additional year.

PAST RECIPIENTS

Past Recipients of the Theodore S.Jones Service Award

2016- Chief Sean Asbury, Columbus State PD
2015 – Chief Michael Navarre, Oregon PD
2014 – Chief Bradford M. Conner, CLEE, Bowling Green PD
2013 – Chief Anthony Pettiford, Yellow Springs PD
2012 – Chief Donald Schwind, Sharon Twp. PD
2011 – Chief Paul Denton, CLEE, The Ohio State University PD
2010 – Chief Greg Garlock, CLEE, Lima PD
2009 – Chief John “Chris” Krug, CLEE, Miami Twp. PD
2008 – No Award Presented
2007 – Chief Thomas H. Streicher, Jr., Cincinnati PD
2006 – Chief Richard Mayer, Athens PD
2005 – Chief Bill Becker, CLEE, Retired, Middletown PD
2004 – Chief Douglas L. Knight, CLEE, Vandalia PD
2003 – Chief Ronald Ferrell, Ph.D., CLEE, Mason PD
2002 – Chief Michael J. Kelly, Oakwood PD
2001 – Chief Ronald W. Jornd, Ottawa Hills PD
2000 – Theodore S. Jones, Safety Director, Ohio University

Past Recipients of the Michael J. Kelly Excellence & Innovation in Policing Award

2016- Captain Louise Eggert, Toledo PD
2015 – No Recipient
2014 – Chief Andres Gonzalez, Cuyahoga Metro Housing Authority PD
2013 – No Award Presented
2012 – Chief Daniel P. Meloy, CLEE, Colerain Twp. PD
2011 – Chief Richard Biehl, Dayton PD
2010 – Chief Joseph A. Morbitzer, CLEE, Westerville PD
2009 – No Award Presented
2008 – No Award Presented
  
2007 – Col. Paul D. McClellan, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Retired
2006 – Chief Michael T. Dugan, Independence PD

2005 – Chief Gary L. Vest, Powell PD
2004 – Chief John Peach, Kent State University Safety Department
2003 – Chief Michael J. Kelly, Oakwood PD, Retired

Past Recipients of the William E. Crosier Distinguished Service Award for OACP Active Police Chief

2016 – Chief Jeffrey K. Scott, CLEE, Notre Dame College PD
2015 – Chief Michael A. Harnishfeger, CLEE, Ada PD
2014 – Chief Donald E. Schwind, Sharon Twp. PD
2013 – Chief Heinz von Eckartsberg, Dublin PD
2012 – Chief Robert L. Oppenheimer, Perry Twp. PD
2011 – Chief Eugene R. Ferrara, University of Cincinnati PD
2010 – Chief Michael E. Laage, CLEE, Springdale PD
2009 – No Award Presented
2008 – No Award Presented

2007 – Chief Brad K. Kunze, CLEE, Bellefontaine PD
2006 – Chief David M. Wright, Bay Village PD
2005 – Chief Gerald O. Herman, Northwood PD

2004 – Chief Philip K. Potter, CLEE, Piqua PD
2003 – Chief William E. Crosier, Willoughby PD, Retired

Past Recipients of the OACP Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 – Chief Dwight A. Holcomb, CPP, Retired (Inaugural Recipient)