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 2017-2018 Medal of Valor are Open! Click Here.

Congratulations to the awardees of the 2016-2017 Medal of Valor


  • Federal BOP, Victorville, CA
    Deputy Captain John Lewis-& SIS Lt. Timothy Wallace
  • Florida Department of Corrections, FCI Liberty-Correctional Institution
    CO Richard Cooper, Sgt. Christopher Brett & Sgt. Samual Shuler
  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
    CO Rhonda Dendinger