The Henry Medal commemorates Sir Edward Henry, who established the Metropolitan Police Fingerprint Bureau at New Scotland Yard on 1 July 1901, the first to be established in the UK and one of the first in the world.
This award will be made on an infrequent basis, but could be awarded annually if suitable candidates are submitted. This award will be made to individuals or organisations that have made an outstanding contribution for the good of the Profession. Past winners have included New Scotland Yard for 100 years of the Metropolitan Police Fingerprint Bureau and Michael Baxter, previously Chief Constable of Cumbria and Chair of the National Fingerprint Board.
Those wishing to nominate an indivdual or organisation should submit:
A nomination and a brief resume of why the nominee/s should be selected. The person that is awarded the prize must be a member of the Society.
The award is in the form a commemorative plaque and a 24 hour package to attend the CSFS Autumn conference and awards dinner to receive the award.
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