Sheriffs Applaud Confirmation of Senator Sessions

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Alexandria, VA – National Sheriffs’ Association President Greg Champagne and Executive Director and CEO Jonathan Thompson released the following statement on today’s confirmation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions by the U.S. Senate.

“The nation’s sheriffs applaud and thank the U.S. Senate for confirming Jeff Sessions as the next U.S. Attorney General. Throughout his career, Attorney General Sessions has shown great integrity and a commitment and loyalty to fairness, equal justice and the rule of law. It’s those attributes and qualities he’ll use daily at the Department of Justice as the chief law enforcement officer of the Federal Government.

“We look forward to working closely with Mr. Sessions to protect the homeland, secure our borders, fight crime, fund and equip law enforcement and keep our communities and counties safe and drug free.”

About NSA
The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is one of the largest associations of law enforcement professionals in the United States, representing more than 3,000 elected sheriffs across the nation, and a total membership of more than 20,000. NSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice and public safety. Throughout its seventy-six year history, NSA has served as an information clearinghouse for sheriffs, deputies, chiefs of police, other law enforcement professionals, state governments and the federal government.

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