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CLEVELAND -- Former Cuyahoga County Sheriff Bob Reid will receive the "Outstanding Contribution to Law Enforcement" award Thursday night in a ceremony at Cleveland City Hall.

Reid, who served as Cuyahoga County Sheriff from 2009-2013, is currently a candidate for Cuyahoga County Executive.

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The award, given annually by the Cleveland Division of Police, honors Reid's exemplary four-year partnership with the police department while serving as Cuyahoga County Sheriff.

"I'm honored to receive this award from the Cleveland Division of Police," Reid said. "I made it a priority to work closely with the police department to make Cleveland and all of Cuyahoga County a safer place to work and live, and this award symbolizes our joint success in those efforts."