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JULIE Y. CROSS AWARD

Samantha T. Constant

Maritime Enforcement Specialist

United States Coast Guard

 

Rachel N. Quinn

Special Agent

Air Force Office Special Investigations

 

Lindsay S. Shaffer

Special Agent

Drug Enforcement Administration

 

OUTSTANDING FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYEE AWARD

Amanda Y. Anderson

Special Agent

Air Force Office of Special Investigations

 

Chelsea Huff

Tactical Law Enforcement Team Pacific

Tactical Operator

United States Coast Guard

 

LiQin “Katie” McKenna

Special Agent

Homeland Security Investigations

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 

Nicole L. McNamee-Wicks

Special Agent

Social Security Administration

Office of Inspector General

 

Deborah L. Michaels

Supervisory Special Agent

Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

DeLeassa Penland

Special Agent

United States Attorney Southern District of New York

 

Deborah Rocco

Senior Special Agent

Naval Criminal Investigative Service

 


ELIZEBETH SMITH FRIEDMAN INTELLIGENCE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

Lauren Morris Krebs

Intelligence Research Specialist

Homeland Security Investigations – Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 

Kenny Jo Ritchie

Supervisory Intelligence Research Specialist

Office of Field Operations – Customs and Border Protection

 

WIFLE TOP PROSECUTOR AWARD 

Maureen Cain

Assistant United States Attorney

Eastern District of Virginia

 

Sarah Elizabeth Paul

Assistant United States Attorney

Southern District of New York

 

WIFLE OUTSTANDING ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN IN FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

Michele Aguilar

Deputy Assistant Director Mission Support

Office of Field Operations – Customs and Border Protection

 

WIFLE LEADERSHIP AWARD

Amy L. Fryberger

Special Agent

Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Desirae K. Tolhurst

Special Agent

Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

WIFLE PARTNERSHIP AWARD – OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION OF A STATE OR LOCAL OFFICER SERVING ON A FEDERAL TASK FORCE

Sergeant Lissa J. Kennedy

Grand River Dam Authority

 

WIFLE PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

Michelle L. Maglione

Special Agent

Homeland Security Investigations – Immigration and Customs Enforcement

 

Colleen M. Manaher

Executive Director, Planning, Program Evaluation and Analysis

Office of Field Operations – Customs and Border Protection

 

Lisa M. Olivieri

Special Agent in Charge

United States Secret Service

 

Pamela A. Smith

Commander New York Field Office

United States Park Police

 

Stephynie E. Velez

Special Agent

Air Force Office of Special Investigations

 

WIFLE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AWARD

Carol Paterick

WIFLE Membership Coordinator

 


Awards will be presented at the Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00 noon, Hyatt Crystal City, Arlington, VA.

Below to download are the nomination forms for the WIFLE awards.  The deadline for submission of nominations is May 1, 2019.

Jessie Lane, United States Secret Service, WIFLE President 2011

Julie Y Cross Award

WIFLE Partnership Award-Outstanding Contribution of a State or Local Officer Serving on a Federal Task Force

Outstanding Federal Law Enforcement Employee

Elizebeth Smith Friedman Intelligence Award of Excellence

Outstanding Advocate for Women in Federal Law Enforcement

WIFLE Leadership Award
Top Prosecutor

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General Information

WIFLE AWARDS PROGRAM AWARDS CRITERIA

JULIE Y. CROSS

1.       Displayed an unusual degree of courage, stamina, and willingness to go above and beyond the call of duty resulting in an exceptional heroic achievement in law enforcement.

2.       Act took place between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.

Eligibility:  All full-time, sworn Federal law enforcement officers.

OUTSTANDING FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYEE

1.       Sustains a superior level of performance.

2.       Serves as a role model for women in law enforcement.

3.       Three accomplishments must be cited within a five-year period.

4.       One example must have occurred between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.

Eligibility:  All full-time Federal law enforcement personnel, sworn and non-sworn.

OUTSTANDING ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN IN FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

1.       Contribution(s) must be substantial and have broad impact in one or all areas of recruiting, retaining or promoting women in law enforcement.

2.       Show evidence that the individual cited is an advocate, advisor and leader in the continued support of women in law enforcement.

3.       Contribution(s) or evidence presented must have occurred or impact continues to occur between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.

Eligibility:  All full-time Federal employees, sworn and non-sworn.

TOP PROSECUTOR

1.       Demonstrates exceptional work in obtaining a conviction for individual(s) engaged in the following crimes:

  • Trafficking of women or children for sexual exploitation or any individual for forced labor;
  • Committed or attempted to commit a crime of violence against women or any minority group;
  • Committed a civil rights violation;
  • Committed any terrorist-related violation against the United States; or, committed any corporate or governmental fraud.

2.       Prosecution must have occurred between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.

Eligibility:  All full-time Federal prosecutors.  An individual or group may be nominated.

ELIZEBETH SMITH FRIEDMAN INTELLIGENCE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

1.    Demonstrated an exceptional and sustained level of intelligence analysis, which provided a substantial and broad impact in one or all areas of the field of intelligence as recognized by the agency and/or the intelligence community.

2.    Processed information into actionable intelligence in furtherance of a law enforcement operation, special event, such as National Special Security Event (NSSE), reduction/prevention of crime, and/or terrorism.

3.    Innovated intelligence integration functions to further investigative operations, secure/protect an event (NSSE), reduce/prevent crime, and/or prevent terrorism.
4.    Increased situational awareness, innovative intelligence techniques, and/or integrated views on issues of national security and public safety, in alignment to the ever-changing demands of the law enforcement profession or intelligence profession.5.    Analyzed intelligence that resulted in significant contributions or enhanced the effectiveness of a complex investigative effort; the successful outcome of a special event(s) (NSSE) and/or law enforcement operation(s).

Eligibility:  All full-time Federal law enforcement personnel, sworn and non-sworn and full time intelligence professionals from the Intelligence Field.  An individual or group may be nominated.

WIFLE PARTNERSHIP AWARD - OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION OF A STATE OR LOCAL OFFICER SERVING ON A FEDERAL TASK FORCE

  1. Demonstrates exceptional investigative work in a task force group or in a task force environment investigating individual(s) engaged in the following crimes:
  • Trafficking of women or children for sexual exploitation or any individual for forced labor; crime(s) of violence against women or any minority group;
  • Civil rights violation(s); any terrorist-related violation against the United States; or,
  • Any corporate or governmental fraud.
2.    State or local officer serves as a vital member of the team and demonstrates exemplary conduct and willingness to advance the objectives of the task force and is recognized by the supervision/management of their department and the federal agency for those attributes.
3.    Individual nominated serves as a role model for women in law enforcement.
4.    Investigation must have concluded or been adjudicated between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018

Eligibility:  All full-time State or Local Law Enforcement Officers.  All nominees must be a full-time employee with their agency/department as of February 1, 2019.


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