The Massachusetts Association of Women in Law Enforcement is pleased to announce that the 10th Annual Spirit of MAWLE Award Ceremony will be tentatively scheduled for June 2022We are tentatively planning on this ceremony being held in-person possibly at an outside venue but we understand that health and safety guidance may force us to shift to a different approach at any time.  Further details will be shared at a later date. This Award Ceremony celebrates the outstanding achievements of women in law enforcement throughout Massachusetts. 

The Spirit of MAWLE Award is given in the following six areas of Leadership, Mentoring, Courage, Community Service, Excellence in Performance and Civilian Achievement.  Please take this time to nominate a woman in law enforcement who you believe meets the criteria of the Spirit of MAWLE Award.  

Additionally, the Lt. June T. Murphy Scholarship will be presented during the Award Ceremony.

Join us as we celebrate the achievements of women in law enforcement, and our female high school senior pursuing her education in law enforcement. 

The award criteria and a nomination form are included for your convenience.  Nominations may be submitted via email to or mailed to our business address.  Nominations will be accepted until April 15th, 2022.   If possible, please include a photograph of the officer being nominated (digital photos are preferred).

In closing, if you are not currently a member we encourage you to read our Membership Criteria and Guidelines and complete the Membership Application enclosed, or visit our website to complete our on-line Membership Application.

Looking forward to your nominations submission,

Awards Committee