Awards and Recognition


High Point Community Against Violence was given the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for the state of North Carolina for our work in stopping and preventing violence in our community.

Below are some of the awards and recognition that have been given to the High Point Police Department and the City of High Point for the focused deterrence strategy, of which High Point Community Against Violence plays an integral role.


Winner, Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Solving Policing


Winner, the L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award for police-community partnership.

Winner, National League of Cities Gold Award

National Forum on Criminal Justice & Public Safety for Outstanding Criminal Justice Program
Innovations in American Government Award, Ashe Institute at Harvard

Finalist, Herman Goldstein Award

Governor’s Award, Innovation in Community Policing  (Large Agency)
Governor’s Award, Innovation in Juvenile Justice Programs (Youth Violence Initiative)

Top-ten finalist, Webber Seavey Award, International Association of Chiefs of Police
Finalist, Herman Goldstein Award, Police Executive Research Forum  P.E.R.F.

DEA Administrators Award (High Point Violent Crime Initiative)
US Department of Justice Southeast Region Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Award