Rhode Island State Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police Endorse Cicilline

Press Release
Thursday, November 1, 2018

PROVIDENCE, RI - The Rhode Island State Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police has unanimously voted to endorse David N. Cicilline (RI-01) for re-election this fall.  

 

"Congressman Cicilline has continually advocated for resources to be made available for law enforcement," said Robert “Ziggy” Quinn, President of the Rhode Island State Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police. "He understands what officers need in order to keep our communities safe.”

 

Since being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, Cicilline has helped secure over $300 million in federal funding for Rhode Island and has continually advocated for increased funding for Department of Justice programs aimed at providing assistance to law enforcement personnel, including Byrne JAG and COPS Hiring programs.


"Our law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day for Rhode Islanders," said Cicilline. "I will continue to advocate for legislation to help keep our officers safe and for additional funding to be made available so they can access the resources they need to do their jobs effectively."


Cicilline is seeking re-election to represent Rhode Island’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. This year’s general election falls on Tuesday, November 6th.


The primary mission of the Rhode Island State Lodge, Fraternal Order of Police is to improve the working conditions and safety of law enforcement officers in Rhode Island.

 

 

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