|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Contact: George Andrews|
|March 7, 2016||Phone: (661) 317-9837|
CA Association of Highway Patrolmen Endorses Assemblyman Tom Lackey
Palmdale, CA — Today Assemblyman and retired CHP Patrolman Tom Lackey announced that the California Association of Highway Patrolmen (CAHP) has endorsed him for re-election. The CAHP endorsement adds to the growing list of supporters from the law enforcement community.
“Tom Lackey patrolled our state’s highways for over 28 years,” stated CAHP President Doug Villars. “He wore the uniform and put himself in harm’s way in order to serve his fellow Californians. Tom is our choice for Assembly because he knows first-hand what the law enforcement community needs in order to do our jobs.”
The CAHP represents over 14,500 uniformed CHP officers across the State. Formed in 1920, the CAHP prides itself on protecting the legal rights of its member officers, as well as supporting their families in times of need through charitable funds and scholarships.
Commenting on the endorsement, Lackey stated, “I had the honor to serve for almost three decades in the California Highway Patrol, where I had the privilege of working alongside scores of brave and dedicated law enforcement officers. I am proud to earn the support of the CAHP in my campaign for re-election and will continue to serve as a voice for law enforcement in the Assembly.”
Tom Lackey is a retired highway patrolman and former Palmdale City Councilman. Lackey quickly became recognized as a leader on public issues and received significant attention during his first term for working with colleagues across the aisle and co-authoring the State’s first medical marijuana regulation law. The laws, first in the state to receive the support of the law enforcement community, seek to crack down on drugged driving offenders.
Tom lives in Palmdale, and has two kids, Justin and Jani.
To learn more about Assemblyman Tom Lackey, visit: www.LackeyForAssembly.com.