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Reader Opinion: Law enforcement supports Davis, Heintzeman, Eichorn, Kresha, Wesenberg, Knudsen, Weiner, Utke

Rather than demonizing and defunding the law enforcement community, these candidates will work on legislation to ensure that violent criminals are held accountable.

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Minnesota’s largest police association, representing over 10,000 rank and file law enforcement officers, enthusiastically endorses Ben Davis for House (District 6A), Rep. Josh Heintzeman (6B) and Sen. Justin Eichorn; and in District 10A we endorse Rep. Ron Kresha and Nathan Wesenberg for Senate. In nearby districts 5A and 5B, we endorse candidates Krista Knudsen, Mike Weiner and Sen. Paul Utke.

The rise in crime across Minnesota is disturbing. Rather than demonizing and defunding the law enforcement community, these candidates will work on legislation to ensure that violent criminals are held accountable. They will make sure our public safety officials have the support, resources, and policies that provide for a safer, stronger community for everyone.

We hope you will join us to elect these strong allies of law enforcement and public safety officials: Davis, Rep. Heintzeman, Sen. Eichorn, Rep. Kresha, Wesenberg, Knudsen, Weiner, and Sen. Utke.

Brian Peters, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association executive director

St. Paul

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