San Fernando Valley, CA – Today the Los Angeles Police Protective League announced its support for Monica Rodriguez, adding a highly sought-after and highly-respected public safety endorsement to the grassroots coalition uniting in support of Rodriguez’s campaign.

“When it comes to safeguarding communities in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, Monica Rodriguez is the clear choice for the Los Angeles Police Protective League, representing nearly 10,000 sworn officers of the LAPD,” said Los Angeles Police Protective League President Craig Lally.  “Monica has proven experience, a record of results, and a lifetime commitment to the safety and well-being of families and neighborhoods throughout the Northeast Valley.”

The Los Angeles Police Protective League is the second major campaign announcement this week for the Monica Rodriguez campaign, following on the announcement that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is strongly endorsing her candidacy.  The LAPPL, representing the city’s sworn police officers, the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, representing city firefighters, paramedics, and first responders, and public safety leaders, such as former Valley Fire Chief Daryl Arbuthnott, have united behind Monica Rodriguez.

“I am deeply honored to have the support of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, and to have earned the support from the men and women who protect our families and serve our communities as sworn police officers in Los Angeles,” said Monica Rodriguez.  “On the City Council, I will make public safety a top priority, working tirelessly to ensure that all our neighborhoods and communities are vibrant, and safe.”

In less than five months since launching her campaign, Monica Rodriguez has built a strong grassroots campaign, winning support from hundreds of local community leaders, educators, small business owners, and working families in the Northeast San Fernando Valley.  She also won the endorsements of the United Firefighters Association of Los Angeles, SEIU-USWW, Laborers Local 300, Teamsters Joint Council 42, as well as local Democratic and Progressive leaders, including Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Councilmembers Paul Koretz and Nury Martinez, and Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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Monica Rodriguez is running for the Los Angeles City Council District 7, serving Sylmar, Pacoima, North Hills, La Tuna Canyon, Shadow Hills, and Mission Hills.  Please visit www.MonicaforCityCouncil.com for more information.