The 37th Annual Telly Awards received more than 13,000 entries in various categories, representing all 50 states and numerous countries. Behind the Badge was named a Bronze Telly Award winner in the public relations category of the film/video - TV programs, segments, or promotional pieces.
The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films. Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.
The Roseville Police Department partnered with CTV North Suburbs to produce Behind the Badge to enhance outreach to the Roseville community. The winning Behind the Badge episode, Episode I, takes residents on a virtual ride-along with Officer Kyle Eckert, a five-year veteran of the RVPD who works the night shift.
Behind the Badge is funded by the generous support of the Roseville Police Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to advance public safety by supporting and providing additional resources to strengthen the Roseville Police Department and to help provide an enhanced capacity to deliver quality services through outreach and innovative training.
For more information about the Telly Awards, visit www.tellyawards.com. Episodes I and II of Behind the Badge are available on the City of Roseville websiteand air periodically on Roseville Cable Channel 16.