Modesto Police Officers Association
1300 G Street
Modesto, CA 95354
Dec. 7, 2015
Modesto Police Officers Association endorses Ted Brandvold for Mayor
The Modesto Police Officers’ Association (MPOA) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Ted Brandvold for City of Modesto Mayor. Both Mayoral run-off candidates were sent candidate questionnaires that asked questions about the candidate’s priorities, issues within the city and their vision for the future of the city. The candidates then met with the MPOA for an interview. After reviewing the questionnaires and meeting with the candidates in person the MPOA has chosen to endorse Ted Brandvold.
Robert Gumm, chair, MPOA Policitcal Action Committee, said, “Ted Brandvold is a successful businessman in our community. After discussions with him, it is very apparent that he truly cares for the health of the city and the community. He strongly believes in job creation, a strong business community, fiscal responsibility and economic growth. He understands the importance of a safe and vibrant community and that this will in turn attract businesses and promote job growth. “
The MPOA endorsed Brandvold, said Gumm. “Because he believes in working together for the common good of the City of Modesto. He will lead with integrity and fairness. We believe Ted Brandvold possesses a strong form of leadership and will be able to work with the city council and do what is best for the city. He offers fresh leadership and ideas. “
The Modesto Police Officers Association is a non-profit organization that represents 198 sworn men and women of the Modesto Police Department. We have three main functions as a Police Association.
- To protect the rights of our members and provide them with the best possible legal representation.
- To negotiate for adequate benefits and competitive wages.
- To support our community through donations to local programs and worthwhile charities.