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Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable, right, pins a medal on Sheriff's Deputy Sam Olson's uniform during a ceremony Tuesday in Olivia. Olson was recognized for his community-oriented policing efforts as the first recipient of the Chris Domeier award in the county. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

Renville County, Minn., recognizes sheriff's deputy for community policing


OLIVIA -- Sheriff's Deputy Sam Olson has no hesitation when asked what he likes most about his job.

"Putting on the uniform,'' said Olson.

"I don't like my job, I love my job,'' he said.

Olson's enthusiasm for his role as a Renville County sheriff's deputy was recognized on Tuesday, when Sheriff Scott Hable presented him with the first Chris Domeier Community Oriented Policing Award.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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