Firefighters, police unions support Michalik

Citing his strong commitment to public safety, State Senate candidate Rob Michalik announced in a campaign press release the endorsement of Connecticut’s police officers and firefighters. Michalik received the endorsements at his campaign’s headquarters in Bristol, while surrounded by several of these first responders.

“We are excited and enthusiastic to endorse a candidate of Rob’s substance and are delighted at the prospect of having his knowledge and ability to bring positive change to Bristol and the entire 31st District. As always, firefighters will stand and support the people who support us,” said Bristol firefighter and IAFF Local 773 Director of Political Affairs Gary Buzzell, according to the press release..

“Bristol’s Police are proud to stand with Rob Michalik,” said Officer Jim Pelletier, Bristol Police Union President, in the campaign press release from Michalik “He’s committed to keeping our communities safe and will ensure that Bristol’s police have the support we need to continue protecting the neighborhoods where we all live and work.”

“The state police union is proud to support Rob Michalik for State Senate senate,” said Andy Matthews, president of the Connecticut State Police Union, which represents over 1,000 members of the State Police, according to the Michalik campaign. “Rob is an outstanding candidate with a great deal of experience dealing with issues affecting Connecticut residents. Rob’s strong commitment to public safety is appreciated by every state police officer.”

“Each and every day, our police and firefighters answer the call to service. They protect our families and keep our streets safe. I am honored to receive their support, and when I am in the State Senate, I will always ensure that they have the tools they need to get the job done,” said Michalik in his press release.IMG_0425