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SD Police Union Endorses Nathan Fletcher For Mayor

The San Diego Police Officers Association today endorsed the mayoral campaign of Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, R-San Diego.

SD Police Union Endorses Nathan Fletcher For Mayor

"In our opinion, he is the only candidate who offers the leadership and commitment necessary to get our city back on track,'' said Brian Marvel, president of the SDPOA. "Nathan has the characteristics that San Diego needs in a mayor.''

Marvel, in a news conference in front of San Diego Police Department headquarters, said Fletcher has the willingness to take bold action to implement his vision.

Fletcher authored Chelsea's Law, which tightens scrutiny of paroled sexually violent predators, and ushered it through the Legislature last year.

The law was named for young murder victim Chelsea King, who was killed by a registered sex offender in Rancho Bernardo.

King's parents endorsed Fletcher last week.

He faces Councilman Carl DeMaio, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and Rep. Bob Filner, D- San Diego -- among others -- in next June's primary.

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Peking_Duck_SD | October 20, 2011 at 9:53 a.m. ― 3 years ago

Interesting.

Republicans have been pretty adamant about being anti-union, I guess they make exceptions when dealing with prison-industrial complex organized labor like police and prison worker unions.

Just more hypocrisy.

Quite frankly Fletcher disgusted me when he seemed to latch on to the death of a child and use her name to propel his political standing.

Sickening.

A Mayor Fletcher, DeMaio or Dumanis would be devastating to our city.

I was hoping Donna Frye would run, but if she isn't then Mr. Filner gets my vote.

By the way, the funny thing is that when Mr. Filner announced he was running I heard Republicans calling him a "union guy," and now we see a large union endorsing a Republican.

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