City of Groton Police Union Local 3355 endorses Hedrick for mayor
Groton — The City of Groton Police Local 3355 of Council 4 AFSCME unanimously voted to endorse Keith Hedrick for mayor of Groton City.
"Mayor Hedrick is a strong supporter of the diversity of the City of Groton Police department," according to a news release submitted by Trish Lieteau, president of Local 3355, City of Groton Police Union, on behalf of the union. "He is steadfast in providing and protecting the services to the City of Groton residents. Under his tenure, the police department was able to upgrade our radio system; initiate the Autism and Law Enforcement Education Coalition (ALEC) and the body camera system came on line."
The news release added that Hedrick supports the police department's Police and Citizens Together group, known as PACT, which "provides the community with a forum to voice concerns and expectations about our police department."
"Hedrick has been the City Mayor for four years," the release continued. "Mayor Hedrick supports the City Police Officers and continues to strive for diversity. Local 3355 believes that he has done a very effective job of supporting the City of Groton residents and its police department."
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