Lansing, Mich. – The Fraternal Order of Police today announced the endorsement of Justice Joan Larsen for the Michigan Supreme Court. The Fraternal Order of Police is the nation’s largest police organization with a membership of 310,000. Founded in 1915, the F.O.P. represents professional, full-time officers from all agencies of law enforcement. The State Lodge of Michigan was formed in 1939 and is proud to be Michigan’s largest and oldest law enforcement organization.
Dave Hiller, Executive Director of the Fraternal Order of Police said, “On behalf of the members of the Fraternal order of Police, Michigan’s oldest and largest law enforcement organization, I am pleased to extend our endorsement for your re-election to the Michigan Supreme Court.”
Hiller continued, “The men and women of the Fraternal Order of Police work tirelessly each and every day to protect the communities we serve in. The job of a law enforcement officer has never been more difficult and it is imperative that we have strong leaders to work with us.”
Justice Joan Larsen said, “I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police. We must uphold the law and, at the same time, protect citizens from infringement of that law. Equal justice under the law is the principle that guides my decisions.”
Justice Larsen is seeking retention in the 2016 election for a two-year term ending on January 1, 2019. Justice Larsen was appointed on September 30, 2015 to fill the remainder of Justice Mary Beth Kelly’s term who resigned from office last year.
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