National Association of Police Organizations endorses Trump

After supporting Obama and Biden twice, association declares support for President Trump. "We recognize your support for our men and women"

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump

The National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) published an open letter endorsing President Trump for reelection. NAPO's support is significant due to the fact that the association supported Obama and Biden twice, in 2008 and 2012.

The leaders of NAPO met with President Trump on Monday and the letter is seen as a result of the meeting, in which Trump said: "Our officers have been under vicious assault. Reckless politicians have defamed our heroes as the enemy. These radical politicians want to defund and abolish the police. My administration is pro-safety, pro-police and anti-crime.”

Today, Trump responded to the endorsement and wrote: "Thank you NAPO and their 241,000 brave law enforcement members for a full and complete endorsement! ! I will always back the men and women in blue, and never let you down. Law and order will prevail!"

In their official statement, NAPO President Michael McGalc wrote to Trump: "Our endorsement recognizes your steadfast and very public support for our men and women on the front lines, especially during this time of unfair and inaccurate opprobrium being directed at our members by so many".

"We particularly value your directing the Attorney General to aggressively prosecute those who attack our officers", McHalc wrote, "your signing into law the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act; your advocacy and signing into law the legislation which permanently authorizes funds to support 9/11 first responders and their families; your revitalization of the Project Safe Neighborhoods program to help reduce violent crime; and your unflagging recognition that America’s law enforcement officers, just like any other citizens, have Constitutional rights, too".