Hancock County Sheriff Michael E. Heldman received the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association Certified Law Enforcement Managers (CLEM) award at the association’s annual conference in Sandusky in November. He has received the CLEM award consecutively for the past 23 years.

The CLEM award is presented to a sheriff who demonstrates a high level of competence and ethical fitness for law enforcement by fulfilling prescribed standards of conduct and performance and completing a designated number of hours of training.