Awards & Recognition

American Red Cross Heroes

  • Cpl. Seth Robinson (Health & Safety Category) – 2016

University Housing Dwight Douglas Service Award

University Housing presented their Dwight Douglas Service Award to the University of Georgia Police Department. Dwight Douglas was the Vice President of Student Affairs for 18 years and was credited for building relationships and working for the betterment of students. Students and Staff in University Housing were asked to nominate possible recipients based on this criteria.

  • 2016

Life Saving Awards

The University of Georgia has recognized officers during the listed years for taking actions that resulted in a life being saved.

  • 2015
  • 2014

Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Governor’s Challenge Awards

Every year, the Traffic Unit helps to compile and submit applications for the Georgia Governor’s Challenge and the National IACP Law Enforcement Challenge.

  • 1st Place – 2007 through 2015

Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

Nominee for Outstanding Support of National Guard and Reserve Personnel

  • 2015

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Red Show Award

  • Best Individual Award – 2014

UGA Army / ROTC Volunteer Award

  • 2014

University System of Georgia “Above and Beyond” Award

  • 2012

IACP National Law Enforcement Challenge

  • 1st Place – Excellence in Traffic Safety – 2012
  • 3rd Place – Excellence in Traffic Safety – 2011

Governor’s Public Safety Award

  • 2012
  • 2006

North Georgia Jaycees Community Sponsor Award

United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots “Commanders Award”

Chancellor’s Excellence in Customer Service Award

  • 2010

Dr. Curtis McClung / Motorola Award of Excellence

  • Finalist – 2009

Webber Seavey Award for Quality in Law Enforcement

  • Finalist – 2005

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