Established in 2021 by Sheriff Patrick W. McDermott, the Norfolk County Heroes Award is awarded to residents of Norfolk County by the Norfolk County Sheriff in recognition of acts of heroism, community building, and public service. Nominations are made by Norfolk County residents who wish to recognize those in their communities who they believe embody the spirit of the award.

Individual residents and groups of residents are eligible to receive the award.

To be eligible for the award, nominees must live in Norfolk County. Nominators must also live in Norfolk County. Self-nominations are not accepted. Current employees of the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office and their immediate family members are not eligible for this award.

Awards will be granted on a rolling basis. Recipients will receive a certificate of merit from the Norfolk County Sheriff, have their name listed as a Norfolk County Hero on the Sheriff’s website, and be recognized in a ceremony.

To see a list of Norfolk County Heroes Award recipients, click here.


For questions, please email Garrett Nichols.


To nominate a Norfolk County Hero, fill out the following form:


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Nominating an Individual or Group of People?: (select one)
(If nominating a group, fill out the information for one of the individuals here, but indicate the rest of the individuals in the statement box below)

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