Evaluation criteria include:
- Case study - judged on complexity of case, uniqueness/unusual events, action resulting from the investigation (may or may not have resulted in discipline), and effects or results (changed procedures, laws, rules, etc)
- Investigative techniques - Were violations detected beyond allegations? Would techniques used in this investigation benefit other investigators? Also judged on investigative creativity, sound investigative techniques and effective interview techniques.
- Professional attributes - judged on interaction with others (witnesses, respondents, etc.), independent action, extra effort and case documentation.
Please note: No sitting member of the CLEAR Board of Directors may be recommended for a CLEAR award.
Material submitted will be reviewed by the Awards Committee. Should additional material be required in support of your nomination, you will be contacted.