The National Police Defense Foundation holds its Annual Awards Dinner at“Russo’s on the Bay”, Howard Beach, New York, that benefits the “Operation Kids” program. This prestigious awards charity event recognizes distinguished civilians, legislators, law enforcement, media personalities, elected officials for public service, meritorious service and valor. The NPDF also grants five annual $1,000 scholarships to deserving students whose are either members or their immediate family.

For Over 20 years the NPDF has honored outstanding achievements in law enforcement as well as acknowledged contributions from senators, celebrities, and media reporters. Here is a list of the distinguished honorees from 2000 to 2016. Click here to see the past award winners.