Madison, WI – This week, the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) endorsed Justice Pat Roggensack for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Following in-depth interviews of both candidates in this race, the endorsement decision was made by the group’s elected board of directors, which consists of rank-and-file officers from across the state.
“Justice Roggensack has proven herself as a fair and impartial judge during her time on the Supreme Court,” commented WPPA Executive Director Jim Palmer. “When it comes to understanding the risks and decisions that law enforcement officers make each day, her nearly 17 years of judicial experience are an invaluable and necessary asset. We are proud to support her reelection to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.”
With the addition of the WPPA, which represents nearly 10,000 members, Justice Roggensack has garnered the overwhelming support from the law enforcement community.
“I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association,” said Justice Pat Roggensack. “With sixteen and a half years of judicial experience in Wisconsin’s courts, I have a thorough understanding of the issues that involve our law enforcement officers in this state and I have a record of judging each case that comes before me, fairly and impartially, independent of outside pressures.”
Roggensack has served on the Wisconsin State Supreme court since 2003 and is noted for understanding the differing constitutional roles of Wisconsin’s three branches of government, deciding each case fairly and impartially independent of outside pressures.
She is also endorsed by 53 sheriffs statewide, 24 current district attorneys, over 120 judges, four retired Supreme Court Justices; Justice William Callow, Justice Louis Ceci, Justice Donald Steinmetz, Justice Jon Wilcox, the Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization, the Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters’ Association, the Milwaukee Police Association, the Wisconsin Restaurant Association, the Wisconsin Grocers Association, Volunteers for Agriculture, the Corn Growers Association, the Wisconsin Realtors Association, and the Diary Business Association.
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March 14, 2013