July 30, 2010 â€“ Today, Representative Ken Calvert announced the endorsement of the Riverside Sheriffsâ€™ union, the Riverside Police Officersâ€™ union and the Corona Police Officersâ€™ union. Â Together, the unions represent nearly 4,000 law enforcement officers.
â€œOur law enforcement officers are the true heroes in our community and I am truly humbled to have their support in this campaign,â€ said Congressman Calvert. Â â€œI look forward to my continued work with our law enforcement agencies to make sure they have everything they need to keep our communities safe.â€
â€œKenâ€™s staunch commitment to public safety and law enforcement concerns, along with his devotion to community service, has made our decision an easy one,â€ said Pat McNamara, President of the Riverside Sheriffsâ€™ Association.
â€œCongressman Calvert is a strong leader in Congress working hard for our region,â€ said Kevin Townsend, Riverside Police Officersâ€™ Association Political Action Committee Chair. Â â€œHe continues to work toward securing our borders and addressing illegal immigration issues.â€
â€œKen Calvert is the logical and most experienced candidate for Congress,â€ said Jim Auck, President of the Corona Police Officersâ€™ Association. Â â€œHis work has brought significant resources to local law enforcement agencies to enhance methamphetamine interdiction and gang enforcement.â€