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.





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