Airport Police Group Backs D.A. Steve Cooley For State Attorney General
The Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association on Friday threw its weight behind Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley's bid to become the next Attorney General of California.
The group that represents 425 LAX police officers credited Cooley with helping to enact the state's mandatory DNA testing for felons, and for helping to persuade Mexico to overturn its rule banning extradition of killers facing life sentences.
"He is the only candidate for Attorney General with experience as a police officer and prosecutor who has personally put criminals behind bars," said LAAPOA president Marshall McClain. "He has also led the national effort to bring escaped murderers back from Mexico who fled to escape justice."
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