Wood County's Chief Court Constable Thomas Chidester recently received the 2012 Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton Award for his court security efforts.
Mr. Chidester has been in charge of court security at the Wood County courthouse for 16 years.
The award recognizes Justice Stratton’s “leadership and inspiration in developing a solid foundation for an effective and efficient court security system in the Ohio courts.”
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.