Saturday, October 30, 2010

Council 82 Gets it!

Council 82 Endorses John Burns
For Jefferson County Sheriff

The New York State Law Enforcement Officers Union, Council 82, AFSCME, AFL-CIO is proud to endorse Sheriff John P. Burn for re-election as the Sheriff of Jefferson County. Council 82 represents over 70 law enforcement locals throughout New York State including the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies, Local 3928, as well as the Jefferson County Correction Officers and Dispatchers, Local 3089, both which have already endorsed John Burns for Sheriff.

Sheriff John Burns has been a member of the Jefferson County’s Sheriffs’ Office for almost 30 years. During the course of his career he has worked in the county jail as a deputy, served on the road patrol, became a detective, and eventually was elected Sheriff in 2002. He has lead the department with an attitude that is firm, fare and consistent and in a manner that has benefited the officers serving under him, as well as the citizens of Jefferson County.

As an officer, Burns served as past president of his member’s union so he understands the needs of the working men and women in uniform which he leads. He is a strong leader and has dealt with the issues facing his department with honor. His working relationship with the members of the law enforcement and the community are second-to-none. He has always maintained an open-mind to the new ideas presented to him and the county is safer because of his service. It is for these reasons, and many others, that Council 82 is proud to endorse, and support John P. Burns for re-election as the Sheriff of Jefferson County.

Council 82 represents Police Officers, County Deputy Sheriffs, County Correction Officers, Dispatchers and Law Enforcement Officers throughout New York State.

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