Lincoln- Nebraska Attorney General, Jon Bruning, announced today he has the endorsement of 74 county sheriffs and police chiefs in his campaign for the U.S. Senate. Bruning is running to unseat Ben Nelson.
“Jon Bruning is an honorable public servant and someone that I consider a true friend. He’s been a leader for law enforcement as attorney general and I know he’ll continue to serve Nebraskans honorably in the United States Senate,” said Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner.
Bruning’s endorsement by sheriffs and police chiefs adds to previous in-state endorsements from the Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, Mike Flood, and 14 state senators. Attorney General Bruning has also been endorsed by the American Future Fund PAC, Former Presidential Candidate and Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, and the Tea Party Express.
“I’m honored to have the support of Nebraska sheriffs and police chiefs,” said Bruning. “It’s a privilege to serve the state’s law enforcement community. I’m humbled by their support of my campaign for the United States Senate.”
“I’ve known Jon Bruning for several years. I can say without equivocation that he is a man of high integrity and I have long admired his public service to our great state. He has served honorably as our attorney general, and I know he will continue to serve the state of Nebraska well in the United States Senate,” said Lincoln County Sheriff Jerome Kramer.
“Jon Bruning’s support of law enforcement has been crucial to reducing Nebraska’s crime rate and keeping Nebraska families safe. I’m proud to support Jon Bruning’s campaign for the United States Senate,” said Madison County Sheriff Vern Hjorth.
“Jon Bruning is a strong and effective advocate for Nebraska law enforcement. I have no doubt he will serve the citizens of Nebraska well as our next United States Senator,” said Gering Police Chief Mel Griggs.
Bruning’s Law Enforcement coalition is being chaired by former Nebraska State Patrol Superintendent Col. Tom Nesbitt.
The county sheriffs and police chiefs endorsing Bruning are:
Brent Lipker, Albion Police Chief
Robert Moore, Antelope County Sheriff
Kris Baker, Auburn Police Chief
Stan McKnight, Banner County Sheriff
Tammy Mowry, Box Butte County Sheriff
Steve Scott, Broken Bow Police Chief
Neil Miller, Buffalo County Sheriff
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