Pete Aguilar Secures Backing of Local Police Chiefs

June 2, 2016

Endorsements solidify Congressman Aguilar’s support among public safety officials and organizations throughout the Inland Empire

(San Bernardino, CA) РCongressman Pete Aguilar has received the endorsements of Rialto Police Chief Randy De Anda and San Bernardino City Unified School District Police Chief Joseph Paulino, his campaign announced today. 


“Nothing matters more to me than the safety of our residents, and I’m glad Congressman Aguilar shares that belief,” said Chief De Anda. He continued,”I’m excited to support Congressman Aguilar‚Äôs re-election and thank him for putting public safety at the¬†forefront of his agenda.”


“Protecting our children is the responsibility of everyone in our community, and Congressman Aguilar has proven he is up to the task,” said Chief Paulino. He added, “His passion for ensuring that children can go to school safely and without worry¬†makes him the best choice to represent the Inland Empire in Congress.”


“As a lifelong resident of this region and the father of two young boys, I’m committed to keeping Inland Empire residents — and especially our children — safe. I’m honored to have the support of terrific local leaders like Chief De¬†Anda and Chief Paulino, and will continue working with them to keep our community safe.”


Today’s endorsements add to the growing support from local public safety officials and organizations, including:


  • John McMahon, San Bernardino County Sheriff
  • Jarrod Burguan, City of San Bernardino Chief of Police
  • Jim Bueerman, Former City of Redlands Police Chief
  • Rod Hoops, Former San Bernardino County Sheriff
  • San Bernardino County Safety Employees’ Benefit Association (SEBA)
  • Redlands Police Officers Association
  • Colton Police Officers Association
  • Peace Officers Research Association
  • San Bernardino County Professional Firefighters Association (Local 935)
  • Rancho Cucamonga Professional Firefighters Association (Local 2274)
  • Redlands Professional Firefighters Association (Local 1354)


Pete Aguilar represents California’s 31st congressional district. He is a strong advocate for economic growth and fairness in the Inland Empire and a leader who reaches across party lines to deliver results for San Bernardino County’s middle class.





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