For Immediate Release Contact: Andrew Acosta
February 8, 2012 (916) 444-8897
SAN RAFAEL, CA - Today, the Huffman for Congress campaign announced it has received endorsements from a broad range of law enforcement individuals and groups in California’s 2nd Congressional District.
These groups and individuals include:
California Attorney General Kamala Harris
Del Norte County District Attorney Jon Alexander
Humboldt County District AttorneyPaul Gallegos
Marin County District Attorney EdBerberian, Jr.
Former Marin County District Attorney Paula Kamena
Humboldt County Sherriff Michael Downey
Marin County Sherriff Robert Doyle
Sonoma County Sherriff Steve Freitas
Petaluma Police Officers Association
Sonoma County Law Enforcement Association
Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), Northern Division
“I’ve endorsed Jared Huffman for Congress because he is accessible, responsive, and he understands the importance of public safety. Whenever I’ve asked Jared to support actions critical to law enforcement, he has delivered,” said Marin County Sheriff Robert Doyle.
“I’m honored to have the support of District Attorneys, Sheriffs, and law enforcement groups across this vast district,” said Huffman. “Public safety doesn’t get discussed enough in this congressional campaign, but it’s a priority for me. In Congress I look forward to working with our local public safety leaders on policies and investments that keep our families and communities safe.”
About Jared Huffman
Jared Huffman currently represents Southern Sonoma and Marin Counties in the California State Assembly. Huffman started his political career as a member of the Marin Municipal Water District (MWWD) in 1994. He served 12 years on the board, including three terms as Board President before besting five Democrats in a heavily contested race for the State Assembly in the June 2006 Primary.
Huffman graduated magna cum laude from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and cum laude from Boston College Law School. Prior to law school he was a three-time NCAA All-American athlete and was a member of USA Volleyball Team in 1987 when the team was ranked #1 in the world and had recently won the world championship. Huffman lives in Marin with his wife Susan, a teacher, and their children, Abby (age 12) and Nathan (age 9). In his free time, Huffman enjoys fishing, tennis and home winemaking.
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