is running out to nominate the best police on the beat
is running out for residents in the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
area to nominate their best on the beat in this year's Community
Nominations for the awards, which recognise the outstanding work
of Neighbourhood Policing Teams and individuals, close on Monday
Funded entirely by sponsorship from local and national businesses,
it is the only awards ceremony within the force which asks the
public to put people forward.
So now is the time to think of an officer or member of staff
who you feel has delivered an excellent service and improved the
quality of life for the community.
The award categories are Neighbourhood Beat Manager of the Year,
PCSO of the Year, Special Constable of the Year, Neighbourhood
Beat Team of the Year and Outstanding Customer Service Award.
Chief Constable John Long said: "These awards are about recognising
the real difference that members of our neighbourhood teams are
making to our communities on a daily basis."
"The response from the public so far has been excellent
but there is still time to vote for an individual or a team who
you think deserves recognition."
Nomination forms are available at police stations or readers
can nominate online at www.communitypolicingawards.org.uk.
After the closing date an independent panel will select winners
for each of the six policing districts. An awards ceremony will
be held in March 2012 to announce the overall force winner for