Police Chiefs, Local Police Officers Associations Endorse Kathryn Barger
LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s reelection campaign received a strong show of support from the law enforcement community. Four core associations in her district — the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs’ Association (LACPCA), Pasadena Police Officers Association, Burbank Police Officers Association, and Glendale Police Officers Association — officially voiced their endorsement of Barger for Fifth District Supervisor.
Their vote of confidence and support of Supervisor Barger reflected a deep appreciation of her commitment to public safety and community well-being.
"We have had the privilege of working closely with Supervisor Kathryn Barger, and her dedication to the safety and well-being of our community is unwavering,” said LACPCA President Chief Scott Fairfield. “Her commitment to law enforcement and her tireless efforts to support our officers make her an invaluable ally. Supervisor Barger's leadership is a beacon of hope in these challenging times. We proudly stand by her as she continues to make Los Angeles County a safer place for all."
These reputable law enforcement organizations recognize Supervisor Barger's unwavering dedication to enhancing the safety and security of Los Angeles County residents. Her extensive experience and collaborative approach have earned her the respect and trust of the law enforcement community. Barger has been a consistent advocate for increased resources for law enforcement agencies and community-oriented policing strategies.
"I am deeply honored to receive the endorsement of these dedicated public safety leaders who truly have their fingers on the pulse of our communities,” said Supervisor Barger. “I have always believed in and worked to cultivate strong partnerships between law enforcement, policy leaders, and the communities they serve. By working together, we will be able to make Los Angeles County a safer and more secure place for all of its residents."
LACPCA represents top law enforcement leaders throughout the county. The endorsements from the Burbank, Pasadena, and Glendale Police Officers Associations represent the three largest independent city police departments in the Fifth District.
These endorsements add to the broad public safety support Supervisor Barger has already garnered, including the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs (ALADS), Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association (PPOA), Los Angeles Police Protective League (LAPPL), Association of Deputy District Attorneys (ADDAs), and the National Latino Peace Officers Association.
Supervisor Barger also has the support of a broad base of business and community groups, including Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles County Action Fund and Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed). She also has the endorsement of organized labor, including SEIU 721, Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriffs and Firefighters, LA/OC Building Trades Council, LiUNA! Local 300, Teamsters 42, AFSCME 36, and many more.
Over 40 Fifth District Mayors and Councilmembers have endorsed Supervisor Barger’s campaign.
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For more information about Supervisor Kathryn Barger's campaign, or to learn more about her endorsements, visit www.kathrynbarger.com.