RISE Award

Nominate a First Responder

Prizes: All-expense-paid trip plus guest to Axon Accelerate 2023, $1000 monetary gift, and a Roadshow Celebration at the Winner's agency

This award honors individual officers for saving a life or showing exemplary performance. Officers who used a TASER device to deescalate a critical situation will also be considered for the Jack Cover Medal of Heroism award.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Any First Responder who displays an act of heroism by going above and beyond the call of duty.
  • All submissions MUST include video footage of the incident in question (body-worn camera, dashcam, phone, etc).

Nominations for this award will be open November 28, 2022 - January, 20, 2023. Community Voting will be open from January 23, 2023 - February 6, 2023 where the general public can select the Top 10 Finalists.

After the top 10 finalists have been selected, a panel of judges will select three finalists, all of whom will be invited to attend Axon Accelerate 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona, all expenses paid.

Submissions for the RISE Awards are now closed, but we would still love to hear your stories of service. Please send your stories directly to awards@axon.com.