Youth Crime Watch Nigeria Awards 2016




Youth Crime Watch Nigeria recognize members, individuals, organizations and schools who have demonstrated leadership qualities in interacting with others to reach results that advance the larger society and/or achieve results that support their school, community or organization.

Casey is the Youth Crime Watch of America mascot. Casey exemplifies leadership, the ability to say “no,” positive youth choices, youth-adult partnerships, and good citizenship. The Casey Awards recognize individuals and organizations that provide leadership, resources and exemplary support for youth-led crime prevention efforts/programs. The awards are presented by Youth Crime Watch of Nigeria, a national non-profit organization that promotes youth-led crime prevention programs across the nation.

Casey Awards

RECOGNIZING THOSE WHO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT YOUTH-LED CRIME PREVENTION EFFORTS


1. Casey of the Year (School and/or Community) – For the member of a community and/or school YCW program that has distinguished itself by promoting a safe, crime, and drug free environment. The holder of this award must exhibit all the attributes of the Casey Mascot - leadership responsibilities, confidence, courage, good citizenship, and integrity. It is the highest award within the YCW Nigeria family.

2. Youth of the Year (School and/or Community) – For youths in a community and/or school YCW program that have exemplified what it means to be members of YCW. Different awards may be given to recognize a variety of youth accomplishments.

3. Alumnus of the Year – For an individual who was a member of YCW program as a youth and has demonstrated continued support to the YCW program within the community or on a state or national level.

4. Advisor of the Year (School and/or Community) – For the advisor of a community and/or school YCW program that has distinguished itself by promoting a safe, crime, and drug free environment.

5. Officer of the Year – For a law enforcement officer that works with a YCW program that has distinguished itself by promoting a safe, crime, and drug free school and/or community.

6. Volunteer of the Year – For an individual citizen, 18 & over who has volunteered his/her time to work with YCW Nigeria or develop youth crime prevention programming.

7. Principal of the Year – For the principal of a school who has provided exceptional support of the Youth Crime Watch in their school.

8. YCW Nigeria Site of the Year (School and/or Community) – For a YCW Nigeria site that has distinguished itself from others in youth crime prevention by making the environment a safer and better place to live and learn. There will be one award each for elementary, middle, high school and community.

9. Education – For an educational organization that has demonstrated exemplary support for YCW Nigeria or youth crime prevention programming within an educational institution.

10. Law Enforcement/Crime Prevention – For an agency within law enforcement or the crime prevention community that has demonstrated exemplary support for YCW Nigeria or youth crime prevention programming.

11. Legislative – For an elected official or elected body that, through policy and advocacy, has supported YCW Nigeria or youth crime prevention programming.

12. Business/Organization – For an organization, business, and or corporation that provides exemplary support for YCW Nigeria or youth crime prevention programming within the local community.

13. State – For a state or national level organization or agency that provides exemplary support for YCW Nigeria or youth crime prevention programming.

2016 Champions

Casey of the Year - Jeffrey Michael

Youth of the Year - Aderonke Olutoyosi Adedeji

Volunteer of the Year - Olatunde Agbabiaka

YCW Person of the Year - Nigerian Troops in the North East

Casey Extra Mile Award - Akunna Joy Ukairo

Organization of the Year - Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)