Sheriff Clarke Named Law Enforcement Leader of the Year

Milwaukee, WI – Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. will be in New York City on Tuesday, March 29 to accept the Law Enforcement Leader of the Year Award from the Federal Law Enforcement Officer Association Foundation (FLEOA).

The (FLEOA) is a 501(c)3 corporation with 26,000 members, and is the largest non-partisan professional association that represents federal and task force officers nationwide.  The FLEOA is the voice which works with agency heads, administration officials, and legislators to represent, protect and advocate for issues important to federal law enforcement officers.

The FLEOA Foundation offers financial assistance to its members and their families in times of need, including awarding scholarships to federal law enforcement officers and their families.

Statement from Sheriff Clarke:

"I am both humbled and honored to receive this award and designation from the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association. I have been on a mission to defend American law enforcement officers nationwide against the slander and unfair maligning of their character, integrity, service and sacrifice.

Attacks from cop-hating and anti-police groups have done great damage to this proud profession.  This is causing law enforcement officers to be less assertive in defending the rule of law and maintaining order in poor, minority communities who depend on police the most.

I want to thank the FLEOA, and I accept this award on behalf of every person who wears the uniform of their law enforcement agency and goes out every day to serve and protect all citizens."

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