The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association announced it has endorsed Republican candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz for the U.S. Senate and Democrat Josh Shapiro for governor.
“The PSTA is proud to endorse Dr. Mehmet Oz for U.S. Senate. Dr. Oz has shown that he is, and will continue to be, a strong champion for law enforcement officers and their families in Pennsylvania,” said PSTA President David Kennedy. “At a time when the law enforcement community is facing its greatest challenges, we need people who will advocate for the tools and resources that will keep the men and women of the Pennsylvania State Police safe as they serve our commonwealth.”
As for Shapiro, Kennedy said, “Attorney General Josh Shapiro has shown his support time and time again for the men and women of the Pennsylvania State Police during his tenure as the state’s attorney general. His leadership, experience and knowledge of Pennsylvania’s laws will best serve our troopers as they continue to provide the citizens of Pennsylvania a safe and secure environment to live and work.”
The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association represents 4,440 state police officers.