Heroes In Public Safety

This program recognizes those heroes who have attended TCC, have trained at the Florida Public Safety Institute (Pat Thomas or Lively), the Ghazvini Center for Healthcare Education, or those working in the public safety field in our community and honors them in one of three award categories: 

Public Safety Hall of Fame 

Lifetime Achievement Award 

Chris Connell Merit Award

  •  Chris Connell Merit Award Winners demonstrate exemplary accomplishments and acts of bravery in the line of duty. 
  • This award showcases: 
    • Unsung Heroes: Those who have demonstrated exemplary accomplishments in the past year. 
    • Incident Awards: Those who have demonstrated an act of outstanding bravery in the line of duty.
    • Young ProfessionalsThose who have demonstrated a level of commitment, service, and professionalism are often unseen in someone so new to the field. 
2024 Nominations Are Now Open

Awards Banquet

Join Us On May 8, 2024

As part of Tallahassee Community College’s unending support for our men and women in public safety, we are honoring individuals who have made a significant impact in the field of public safety. 

This program recognizes those heroes who have attended TCC, have trained at the Florida Public Safety Institute (Pat Thomas or Lively), the Ghazvini Center for Healthcare Education, or those working in the public safety field in our community.

If you have any questions, contact Heather.Mitchell@tcc.fl.edu

See Our Past Honorees