The Recognition / Outside Governmental Agency Award Ribbon is an authorized ribbon award for the Chicago Police Department. Ribbon includes metal frame. Item does NOT include pin clutches with butterfly clasps, ribbon rack or any appurtenances (stars / oak leaves). Those items are sold separately.
Award Description: An award granted to any Sworn Department Member who receives an outside governmental agency award that is awarded by a municipal, county, state or federal agency, excluding awards issued while in the military, as a result of exceptional performance of duty and has brought credit to the Department and: 1. is not issued a ribbon bar by the awarding agency, or 2. the issued ribbon bar conflicts in size or design with current Department ribbon bars. This award was originally named the “Recognition Ribbon Award” and was renamed effective March 1, 2011.
Presentation: This award is presented to Sworn Department Members in the form of a ribbon bar.