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In partnership with the people, we are committed to serve and protect our community. We believe in maintaining law and order, by the highest professional standards. We are accountable and transparent, have a strong community spirit, provide effective and efficient service; and respective diversity.

Carl Anthony "Campy" Crawford Award

Do you know someone who demonstrates qualities like leadership, commitment to social justice, fairness, volunteerism, sportsmanship and equality in the community?

Tell their story with a nomination for the Campy Crawford Award, in honour of Carly Anthony “Campy” Crawford, who is remembered for instilling these core values in policing and the community.

“Campy” joined the Sydney Police Service in 1964, becoming the first black municipal police officer in Nova Scotia and east of Montreal. A long time resident of Whitney Pier, “Campy” was well-known and respected the community; he exemplified fair play and teamwork and was a role model to many, always mindful of equality and a commitment to justice.

Nominations will be accepted until February 28th; please submit a letter of recommendation, outlining the nominee’s community service specific to the above-mentioned qualities, as well as a biography to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Campy Crawford Award is presented annually at the Harmony Breakfast, hosted by the CBU Human Rights Office, CBRM, CBRPS and Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.