Medal of Honour for Police Officers
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The Medal of Honour for Police Officers was established by Decree on October 1, 1999. It is awarded to Burnakibé police officers for long and faithful service, exceptional merit, and acts of bravery.
It is awarded under regular circumstances for 15 years of service, or 10 years of service with 2 letters of congratulations. It may be awarded under exceptional title to police officers with 5 years of service and a minimum of 4 letters of congratulations, to foreigners, or to those who have incurred an injury during service. It may also be awarded posthumously to police officers who died as a result of an act of bravery perfomed while on duty.
The obverse inscription translates to “Medal of Honour of the Police,” and the reverse inscription translates to “Burkina Faso, Unity, Progress, Justice.”
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