The Sheriffs’ Award – a national award for bravery – closes for nominations on 1 August 2023.
The Sheriffs’ Award is a national award for bravery, celebrating heroes who have contributed to safeguarding our “people, property or our liberty.”
The award was instituted by the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals after the London bombings in 2005 and is awarded annually by the Sheriffs of the City of London.
Highly prestigious, the winner of this award receives a trophy, a framed citation of their act and £5,000.
By order of the Sheriffs, the recipient’s name is permanently inscribed on an Honours Board and in a Book of Honour which are on permanent display at the Central Criminal Court – ‘The Old Bailey’.
If you witnessed an act of bravery or know someone who deserves to be recognised, please send in your nomination on the Company website at wcosp.org/sheriffs award
The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals is the 108th Livery Company of the City of London. It is a non-profit making organisation providing education and support services to members of the security profession.
Formed as a Guild in 1999 the Security Professionals received the great seal of the Worshipful Company’s charter, which was granted on 15 February 2010.
Membership of the Company is drawn from the security industry in its widest sense and includes leading security professionals from the industrial and retail sectors, serving and retired members of the police and armed services, security consultants, academics, heads of security for corporate businesses, investigators, and electronic surveillance companies.