FOR IMMIEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Patrick Endorsed by Houston Police Officers’ Union (HPOU)
“You are an irreplaceable friend and we are proud to support you.”
HOUSTON, TX – Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced today that he has been endorsed by the Houston Police Officers’ Union (HPOU). In making the endorsement, Houston Police Officers’ Union President Joe Gamaldi said:
“On behalf of the membership of the Houston Police Officers’ Union Political Action Committee, I am honored to announce our unanimous support of your re-election to the office of Lieutenant Governor of Texas.
“Our support for your re-election is based on your support of working law enforcement officers in Texas. You have been a loyal and trusted friend to law enforcement officers throughout your legislative career and your support of public safety is unwavering.
“Thank you for your continued commitment to the women and men of law enforcement who are dedicated to protecting the people and communities of Texas. You’re an irreplaceable friend and we are proud to support you.”
“I am truly humbled by the support from the men and women in law enforcement who risk their lives every day to protect our communities and our families. I am proud to back the blue,” said. Lt. Governor Patrick.
Lt. Governor Patrick is an outspoken supporter of law enforcement and, among other things, initiated a program that ensures that every police officer on patrol in Texas has a bullet proof vest that is capable of withstanding a high caliber rifle shot.
More information about Texans for Dan Patrick is available at www.DanPatrick.org.