|Garden Grove, CA – – Colonel Tom Umberg (ret.) has received the endorsement of the Los Angeles County Professional Peace Officers Association (PPOA). The PPOA represents more than 9,000 deputy sheriffs, county marshals and district attorney investigators.
“Colonel Tom Umberg (ret), a former Federal Prosecutor and Deputy Drug Czar, has the experience necessary to keep our streets safe. In the California State Assembly, he was a strong advocate for public safety. We look forward to working with Colonel Umberg (ret) when he is elected to the State Senate,” said Wayne Quint Jr., PPOA Executive Director.
Tom Umberg is a retired U.S. Army Colonel and small business owner who served three tours overseas including Korea and Afghanistan. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Orange County, he fought corruption, prosecuted gang members and protected civil rights. He was the nation’s Deputy Drug Czar, appointed by President Bill Clinton and previously served three terms in the California State Assembly. In the 34th Senate District, Democrats currently hold a 9.5% registration advantage over Republicans. Hillary Clinton carried the district by 22.7% in 2016.
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