Medal of Valor

The medal of valor is awarded to individuals who have distinguished themselves with a deed of
personal bravery or self-sacrifice that involved the risk of life.

Nominations for the 2016-2017 Medal of Valor are Open! Click Here.

Congratulations to the awardees of the 2014-2015 Medal of Valor


  • Correctional Officer II Elliot Brown / Arizona Department of Corrections
  • Parole & Probation Officer Brian Melvin / Kentucky Department of Corrections
  • Major Michael Vaughn / Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections
  • Sergeant Larry D. Henson / Oklahoma Department of Corrections
  • Lieutenant Josh M. Lee / Oklahoma Department of Corrections