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TULSA, Oklahoma -- The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office has been recognized with the first ever Partnership for Public Safety Award by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). 

Sheriff Stanley Glanz accepted the honor at the National Sheriff's Association Annual Conference in Saint Louis, Missouri in mid-June. 

ICE Director John Morton described the outstanding partnership between the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

The sheriff's office says their office and ICE have worked together in the areas of identifying, apprehending, and removing criminal aliens, illegal alien detention, Secure Communities and joint task force investigations over the past four years.   

Sheriff Glanz and the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office were nominated by the Field Office Director for the Dallas Area of Responsibility (EOR) representing ICE Enforcement Removal Operations in Dallas, Texas.