Los Angeles, April 20th – Today Deputy DA Alan Jackson unveiled even more law enforcement support from police organizations throughout Los Angeles County. This announcement is on the heels of Jackson’s winning the endorsement of the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), the first and only major umbrella law enforcement organization to endorse in the District Attorney’s contest. Jackson’s support from law enforcement continues to be unmatched by any other candidate for District Attorney representing over 61,000 officers.
Corporal Robert Mercado, President of Pasadena Police Officers’ Association, stated, “Deputy DA Alan Jackson is without a doubt the best choice for District Attorney. His record of working with law enforcement for the betterment of public safety is commendable. We are proud to endorse Jackson to become our next District Attorney.
Jackson’s latest endorsements include:
Los Angeles Airport Police Officers’ Association (LAAPOA)
Baldwin Park Police Officers’ Association
Claremont Police Managers’ Association
Claremont Police Officers’ Association
El Segundo Police Officers’ Association
Glendora Police Officers’ Association
Irwindale Police Officers’ Association
La Verne Police Officers’ Association
Pasadena Police Officers’ Association
Pomona Police Officers’ Association
West Covina Police Officers’ Association **partial list
Deputy DA Alan Jackson stated, “I am truly humbled by the tremendous amount of support the law enforcement community has shown me. They understand my singular mission will be to ensure public safety, keep gangs behind bars and give our youth alternatives to a life of crime.”
Jackson has also been endorsed by numerous other local police organizations countywide as well as police chiefs representing more than 100 years of law enforcement experience.
Alan Jackson has been a prosecutor in the LA County District Attorney’s office for 17 years where he has tried nearly 60 felony cases, more than half of which have been murder trials. He spent five years prosecuting hardcore gang cases in Compton, after which he moved to the Major Crimes Division where he has led the prosecution in some of California’s highest profile cases. Prior to becoming a Deputy DA, Jackson served in the United States Air Force as a Jet mechanic. Currently, Jackson serves as the Assistant Head Deputy of the Major Crimes Division where he oversees the office’s most complex and high-profile cases.