Nominate someone for a Minister of Justice — Community Safety Award

The Minister of Justice – Community Safety Awards is a biennial award program that recognizes Yukoners who promote community safety.


Nominees can be:

  • individuals;
  • RCMP members;
  • youth;
  • mentors;
  • first responders; and
  • community organizations.

Award categories

The selection committee chooses the category that suits the nominee’s contribution.

Lifetime contribution to community safety

Honours the extraordinary lifetime contribution and commitment to community safety and crime prevention by a practitioner or volunteer.

Yukon policing

An RCMP member or team that has gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that their community is a safer place to live.

Mentor for Yukon youth

A person who has demonstrated mentorship and commitment to youth in the Yukon.

Exceptional project or program

A project, program or initiative that has made significant contributions to enhancing community safety.


Honours a volunteer who has made significant contributions in helping to improve safety and wellness in their community.

Youth leadership

Recognizes a youth who has demonstrated leadership and commitment to community safety and/or wellness.

First responder

Honours the community safety contributions of an individual or group in their capacity as first responder(s).

Services to victims

Recognizes the work done by a practitioner, RCMP member, individual, or group in providing services and supports to victims.

Nomination deadline

11:59 p.m. on August 25, 2021. Late nominations will not be considered.

Prepare the nomination

  • Make sure you have the nominee’s:
    • name;
    • name of the organization (if applicable);
    • address;
    • phone number; and
    • email address.
  • Describe why the nominee or program’s contribution to community safety should be recognized.
  • Do not assume that the panel will know anything about the nominee.
  • Include any of the nominee’s attributes or accomplishments you think the selection committee should know about.

How to submit the nomination

  1. Read the Community Safety Award guidelines.
  2. Download the nomination form, or pick up a form in person, phone: 867-456-6758.
  3. Complete the nomination form.
  4. Submit the completed form.
    Email: [email protected] 
    Government of Yukon
    Community Safety Awards, Public Safety & Investigations (J-10)
    Box 2703
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6