Palo Alto Police Officers' Association Endorsement

Palo Alto Police Officers’ Association Endorses 

Marc Berman for State Assembly



April 4, 2016


State Assembly candidate and Palo Alto City Councilmember Marc Berman has earned the endorsement of the Palo Alto Police Officers’ Association in his campaign for the 24th Assembly District.

“Marc has been a great partner to Palo Alto police officers. He has worked with us to keep our community safe, find funding for a new public safety building, and foster greater awareness and understanding of the work we do," said Jeremy Schmidt, President of the Palo Alto Police Officers’ Association. “Marc is a strong advocate for public safety and we enthusiastically support his campaign for the State Assembly.”

“Palo Alto’s police officers do an exceptional job protecting our residents and keeping our community safe, and I’m honored to receive their endorsement,” said Berman. “I have enjoyed working with our public safety officers to engage the community and prepare for Palo Alto’s future public safety infrastructure needs, and I will take that same collaborative approach to Sacramento to find solutions to the major issues facing our state.”

With their endorsement of Berman, the Palo Alto Police Officers’ Association joins numerous state and local leaders in supporting Berman for State Assembly, including incumbent Assemblymember Rich Gordon, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, former California State Controller Steve Westly, Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Kevin Mullin, Assembly Majority Leader Ian Calderon, Assemblymember David Chiu, Assemblymember Phil Ting, Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, San Mateo County Supervisors Don Horsley, Dave Pine, Warren Slocum, and Adrienne Tissier, Sunnyvale Mayor Glenn Hendricks and Vice Mayor Gustav Larsson, Peninsula Young Democrats, Silicon Valley Young Democrats, AFSCME California PEOPLE, the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) Pacific Southwest Region, Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, and Palo Alto and San Mateo County Firefighters. For a full list of Berman’s endorsements, please visit

The 24th Assembly District consists of the cities of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton, Menlo Park, Half Moon Bay and portions of Cupertino and the San Mateo County Coast.

For more information about Marc Berman, please visit