Joseph Whitehead Jr. Award

We are currently accepting applications for the 2024 Joseph Whitehead Jr. Award.

The Georgia Narcotics Officers Association established the Joseph Whitehead, Jr., Award in 2007 in memory of one of our fallen members. Each year at the GNOA Summer Conference, this prestigious award is presented to a law enforcement officer, unit, or agency that has demonstrated investigative excellence in the field of drug enforcement. Submissions are limited to active members of the Georgia Narcotics Officers Association. Applications submitted to GNOA Secretary Heath Eppinger at

To nominate a unit, group, or individual for this annual award, please provide a synopsis of qualifying accomplishments and submit before June 1, 2024.

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