Commend a police department employee

UniformThe Cynthia Hiott Memorial Award is an annual award which is open to a deserving member of the police department. Nominees can include a police officer, telecommunications staff (dispatch) and administrative support staff. Please think back to interactions you have had with our staff during the 2018–19 school year for nominations.

The Cynthia Hiott Memorial Award is named in honor of UNCSA police officer Cynthia Hiott. Officer Hiott was an employee of the UNCSA Police and Public Safety Department who passed away from personal health issues while employed with UNCSA Police in 2007. During her service at the University, she was recognized by the department for her steady, positive reassuring spirit when interacting with faculty, staff, students and visitors.

Any employee of the UNCSA Police Department may be nominated by an employee of the department, UNCSA faculty, staff or student.

To meet eligibility for this recognition, nominees must be a current paid employee of the department, sworn or non-sworn. The nomination shall accurately describe a nominee who exemplifies a positive, reassuring spirit when interacting with faculty, staff, students and visitors. The award can also be given for promoting a positive image of the UNCSA Police Department and the University community or law enforcement profession through increased integrity, proficiency and community involvement.

If a member of the police department comes to mind that you think is deserving of this award, let us know. Award nominations are due by July 3. Please submit your nominations to Officer K. Ward via email at wardk@uncsa.edu.


Contact: Kristopher Ward

June 4, 2019

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