Police Overseas Service Medal
Full size medal - Unmounted with 15cm ribbon as required for swing mounting.
Miniature size medal - Unmounted with 10cm ribbon as required for swing mounting.
The Police Overseas Service Medalis an award in the Australian honours system. The award is presented to those members of an Australian Police force who undertake service;
- with international peace-keeping organisations, or
- following a request from another government for assistance.
- The back of the medal displays a Federation Star. The words 'Police Overseas Service Medal' are inscribed around the rim.
- The 32 mm-wide ribbon consists of alternating squares of black and white in the chequerboard pattern commonly representative of police services.
Fifteen clasps have been declared for the Police Overseas Service Medal as of 8 January 2014. These are:
- 1 October 2007 – present
- November 1997 – present
- May 1992 – September 1993
- May 1964 – present
- East Timor
- 25 October 1999 – 20 May 2005
- November 1994 – March 1995
- March 1994 - December 1994
- Service with Papua New Guinea Australia Policing Partnership April 2008 - Present
- Service with the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, 21 July 2003 – Present
- Solomon Islands
- April 1993 – July 1994
- Service with UNMIS, 9 March 2006 – July 2011
- Timor Leste
- 20 May 2005 – December 2012
- 1 July 1949 – 30 November 1973, For Australian Police on duty in the Territory of Papua and New Guinea
- South Sudan
- Service with UNMISS, July 2011 – present