The Texas Gang Investigators Association will once again be recognizing both a judge and a prosecutor who have excelled in the prosecution of gang members in Texas. Four officers and a Crime Analyst from Texas will also be recognized who have excelled in their professions in dealing with gang investigations or gang intervention / prevention over the past year.
Nominees for the Ted Poe "Damn Good Judge" award and for the Prosecuting Attorney of the Year award do not need to be a member of the Texas Gang Investigators Association.
Categories for Officer of the Year awards include:
Two (2) Licensed Peace Officer of the Year
One (1) Probation / Parole Officer of the Year
One (1) Corrections / Jail Officer of the Year
One (1) Crime Analyst of the Year
Nominees for the four Officer of the Year and the one Crime Analyst of the Year awards are not required to be current members in the Texas Gang Investigators Association.
Nominations for these awards must include the completed online nomination form, plus an attached file with any biographical information pertinent to the nominees job, family background, and a summary of his / her outstanding accomplishments / performance in the field of gang investigations, gang intervention or gang prevention. All attached supporting information files MUST be typewritten / computer printed. To nominate a deserving judge, prosecutor or officer, complete the online nomination form and submit it and all other supporting documents to the Awards Committee Chairman.
All nominations must be submitted and received by close of business, Friday, May 01, 2015.
For questions, contact the TGIA Parliamentarian, Andy Caceres.