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Lone eagle award

Updated: Jan 4, 2023

The Lone Eagle award is an honor presented annually to an active and a retired North Dakota Peace Officer, each of whom, in the eyes of their comrades, has contributed guidance, inspiration, and support throughout his career as a law enforcement official in the State of North Dakota.

Retired FBI agent Herb Eckenroth, who worked in North Dakota for many years, created this award in 1979 to recognize a North Dakota Peace Officer who “…has shown incorruptible soundness or moral character and faithful adherence to ethical principles.”

The Lone Eagle Award is presented to a current law enforcement officer and a retired law enforcement officer each year.

Nominations are accepted until June 15th of each calendar year.

Nominations can be sent or emailed to:


Attn: Lone Eagle Committee

1100 N 47th Street, Suite 100

Grand Forks, ND 58203


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