Please read the guidelines and timeframe for nominations carefully. Cases nominated must: 
Involve issues that NCMEC works to combat:
• Missing children
• Unidentified children
• Child sex trafficking
• Online child sexual exploitation

A resolution or prosecution that took place between Jan. 1, 2022 and Dec. 31, 2022.
The case should not be jeopardized by any public attention drawn to them by the awards process.
The case may be nominated only once. If multiple agencies work on a case, it is the responsibility of the nominator to coordinate with those agencies to submit one nomination. 

We are looking forward to receiving your nominations and are excited to hear about the amazing work that is being done to help keep children safer! 

Note: You cannot save a draft of this form, so please have all materials ready when you begin the process (nominee information, supervisor information and a case summary).

The National Missing & Exploited Children’s Awards honor outstanding law enforcement professionals who have performed above and beyond the call of duty in safely recovering a missing child or successfully resolving a complex child sexual exploitation investigation.

The awards ceremony will be held May, 11 2023 at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC.

If you have any questions, please email

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* 1. Nominator Name and Contact Info