Brake Family Liaison Officer Awards 2020

FLO Award logo 2019

Brake is pleased to confirm that its Family Liaison Officer Awards will return in 2020 and are now open for entry.

The awards celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements and support provided by Police family liaison officers (FLOs), and showcase best practice in supporting families following a road death or serious injury.

Following a judging process the awards ceremony will take place during Road Safety Week, 16-22 November 2020. Due to COVID-19 the ceremony will now take place as a virtual online event.

Nominations for these awards are open from 31 January 2020. The deadline for entries has been extended until 5pm on 26 June 2020.

Three categories will be open for nominations from 31 January 2020.

Outstanding Officer Achievement Award


  • Tracey Herron, West Midlands Police
  • Neil Chadburn, Devon and Cornwall Police
  • Grant Court, West Mercia Police
  • Lewis Carpenter, West Mercia Police
  • Louise Warhurst, Greater Manchester Police

Family Award


  • Nicolas Johns, Cumbria Constabulary
  • Jim Roberts, West Mercia Police

Award for Excellent Longstanding Service


  • Nicola Greenhalgh, Greater Manchester Police
  • Neil Chadburn, Devon and Cornwall Police
  • Nicola Welton, Cumbria Constabulary
  • Grant Sleight, Dorset Police
  • Kurt Timpson, Merseyside Police

The award winners will be invited to present their stories which will be shared as case studies on the Brake website to ensure their best practice can be celebrated.

Details of the winners of the 2019 Awards can be found on our website here.

This award would not be possible without the kind support of headline sponsors Birchall Blackburn LawHorwich Cohen Coghlan SolicitorsSimpson Millar and Slater and Gordon Lawyers