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(Application Deadline: March 1 )

The August Vollmer Award (established in 1959) recognizes an individual whose scholarship or professional activities have made outstanding contributions to justice and/or to the treatment or prevention of criminal or delinquent behavior.

In submitting your nominations, provide the following supporting materials:
l.  A letter evaluating the nominee's contribution and its relevance to this award.
2. The nominee's curriculum vitae (short version preferred).

Current members of the ASC Board are ineligible to receive this award.

Those interested in being considered or in nominating someone for the Vollmer Award should send the above noted materials in electronic format by March 1, 2021 to:

August Vollmer Committee Chair
Edmund McGarrell

The Executive Board may decide not to give the award in any given year. Award decisions will be based on the strength of the nominees' qualifications and not on the number of nomination endorsements received for any particular candidate.

List of past Award Winners