Cuyahoga County sheriff, Frank Bova named to a newly created position

Cuyahoga County sheriff, Frank Bova named to a newly created position

Cuyahoga County Executive, Armond Budish appointed Sheriff Frank Bova to a newly-created position.

Frank Bova will serve as chief community safety and protection officer.

Bova will oversee the sheriff's department, the clerk of courts, the medical examiner's office, the consumer affairs department and the department of public safety. He will report directly to the county executive in this new role.

Bova was appointed sheriff by county executive, Ed Fitzgerald in 2013. He has been a law enforcement professional since 1985, when he joined the Cleveland Division of Police. Bova was Police Chief of Warrensville Heights from 2000 to 2010, and also served as Interim Cuyahoga County Sheriff in 2009. Bova has been a Captain in the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's office since 2010.

Bova will be a key player in security for the Republican National Convention in 2016.

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