California’s Largest Law Enforcement Organization Endorses Patterson for Assembly

Rocklin, California – – Today, Joe Patterson announced receiving the endorsement of California’s Largest Law Enforcement Organization, the California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations (CCLEA). The California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations represents more than 40 police associations and 150,000 peace officers.

CCLEA President, Craig Lally, cited Joe Patterson’s willingness to support local law enforcement in his endorsement. “Joe Patterson is one of those rare candidates who knows the issues facing law enforcement and he will stand up to do what is right to keep the community safe. He has the full support of law enforcement and we are proud to add our name to his law enforcement coalition.”

This latest endorsement is a part of a broad coalition of law enforcement organizations supporting Joe Patterson for Assembly. In fact, Patterson has had nearly a clean sweep of public safety endorsements in his campaign. Patterson previously announced endorsements from Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell, the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, the Placer County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, Peace Officers Research Association of California and the Rocklin Police Officers’ Association.

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