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Valor Award Classifications and Criteria
Recognition of citizen(s) for their extraordinary acts of courage in emergency situations or actions which directly result in the saving of a human life.
Recognition of acts by a unit/division/company demonstrating unusual judgment, ingenuity and/or personal risk and bravery during an emergency situation, when such action is beyond that normally expected in the performance of duty.
MERITORIUS ACTION AWARD
Recognition of individuals for exemplary action, placing themselves in a situation of personal risk.
Recognition of actions in emergency circumstances which directly results in saving of a human life.
CERTIFICATE OF VALOR
Recognition of actions demonstrating unusual judgment, zeal or ingenuity, not normally involved in the performance of duties.
BRONZE MEDAL OF VALOR
Recognition of acts involving personal risk and demonstrating unusual judgment, zeal and/or ingenuity during an emergency situation, when such action is beyond that normally expected in the performance of duty.
SILVER MEDAL OF VALOR
Recognition of acts involving significant personal risk and bravery beyond that which is expected during the normal performance of duty.
GOLD MEDAL OF VALOR
Recognition of acts involving supreme sacrifice or extreme personal risk and heroism which is clearly above and beyond the call of duty.
The Valor Awards are proudly sponsored by City National Bank, Golden Seal Enterprises and the Bank of Clarke County.
Nominations for the valor awards are not currently being received. Please continue to check back for updates.