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The Code Enforcement Officer Safety Foundation is honored to have the following awards to present to professionals or organizations.

Jill Robinson Award

This award started in September 2022 and is awarded to an agency that has taken steps to provide safety training, equipment, and policies to promote the safety of their employees. They must be a government agency that regulates codes such as Code Enforcement, Building, Fire, Health, Housing, Zoning, etc. This is awarded to one agency every year in November and agencies self-nominate during the application period. If you are a public agency interested in applying for this award, please click here: Application


Professional Organization of the Year

This award started in September 2022 and is awarded to a professional organization (i.e. state association, ICC chapter, etc.) that has partnered with the Foundation, provided access to a free booth at a conference, provided opportunities to instruct, shares the Foundation's social media posts, and maintains the Foundation information on their website. Partners are all eligible and the Board of Directors makes the selection each November.

Regional Representative of the Year

This award started in September 2022 and is awarded to a CEOSF Regional Representative that has gone above and beyond with building partnerships, sponsorships, and attending events. As volunteers, this award honors a representative every November for their outstanding contributions to our mission as a nonprofit. Selection is made by the Board of Directors.

Certificate of Recognition

This award started in May 2021 and is presented to individuals or organizations that help move officer safety forward. This could be with assisting with legislation, donating body armor, training, or any other action that makes officer safety a priority. Recipients receive an official certificate on behalf of the entire Board of Directors. Award can be issued throughout the year. State Associations have nominated their members for this award. If you know of someone or an organization that is deserving of this recognition, please contact us with the details at


President's Award

This award started in January 2022 and is issued by the CEOSF President to individuals who are in leadership roles and send their staff through the national Code Official Safety Specialist (COSS) training program. They can be Supervisors, Managers, Directors, Chiefs, City Managers, or Elected Officials. Recipients can be nominated by their staff or self-nominated. This award can be issued throughout the year. Simply email the CEOSF  President with their name, title, agency, and mailing address -

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