Steve Knight for Congress
Contact: Steve Knight
Public Safety Supports Knight
Antelope Valley, CA - The Los Angeles Police Protective League
has joined the long list of regional public safety supporters for Steve Knight's
Knight is running to fill the seat of Congressman Buck McKeon who plans to retire this year.
"The LAPPL recognizes Steve Knight as a principled leader and a deeply committed public servant who puts the best interests of his community first," LAPPL President Tyler Izen said in a statement.
in Congress we can be sure to have a voice on the side of public safety and law enforcement, fighting to protect the security and livelihoods of those who protect ours."
Knight is the clear front-runner for this seat, with influential endorsements already secured from Board of Equalization Member George Runner, former State Senator Sharon Runner, Assemblymember Scott Wilk, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, and Ventura County Supervisor Peter Foy, among others.
"I have a great amount of respect for the LAPPL
, and I have worked with some of their finest members in the LAPD
," said Knight
"In the fight to defend public safety officers from unfair and irresponsible cuts there is no better supporter, and I appreciate the LAPPL's endorsement of my campaign to take their fight to Congress."
is a Southern California native.
Born at Edwards Air Force base, Knight attended Palmdale High School and served in the U.S. Army.
completed training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and was stationed in Friedberg Germany.
After his military service, Knight became a police officer with the City of Los Angeles where he served on the front lines for 18 years.
Following in the path of his
father, Senator Wm.
J. "Pete" Knight, Steve
was elected to the Palmdale City Council
in 2005, receiving the highest vote total among nine candidates.
Knight has twice received the highest rating from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, and has been a stalwart advocate of conservative values and principles on issues such as gun rights, public safety and economic recovery.
Paid for by Steve Knight for Congress