SHERIFF MCDONALD ENDORSES DIEHL: Law Enforcement Overwhelmingly Backs Geoff Diehl


Plymouth, MA…Today Representative Geoff Diehl, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, proudly announced that he has received the endorsement of Sheriff Joe McDonald. Diehl has now won the endorsement of four Massachusetts Sheriffs in addition to corrections officers and police unions across the Commonwealth.

“We know and trust Geoff Diehl, a local legislator who has steadfastly supported the law enforcement community and will be our best possible advocate in Washington,”

said Sheriff Joe McDonald. “He understands the issues facing Plymouth County and I am proud to endorse his candidacy for the United States Senate.”

Support from the law enforcement community across the Commonwealth has surged since Diehl’s decisive win the primary. Yesterday, Diehl proudly announced the endorsement of Worcester’s NEPBA Local 911 which rarely endorses candidates. Among the law enforcement groups that have publicly endorsed the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate:

  • Sheriff Tom Hodgson
  • Sheriff Jim Cummings
  • Sheriff Lew Evangelidis
  • Everett Police Superior Officers Local 95
  • Everett Police Patrolman’s Local 94
  • Worcester Police Local 911
  • Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association
  • Norfolk County Correction Officers
  • Plymouth County Corrections Officers
  • Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
  • New England Police Benevolent Association
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Removal Employees Local 207

Diehl won the Republican convention by a thirty-point margin and the Primary by 29 points.  He has been earning many endorsements including: Representatives David DeCoste, Marc Lombardo, Jim Lyons, Shaunna O’Connell, Lenny Mirra and Peter Durant, Mayor Bob Hedlund, former New England Patriots Fred Smerlas, Steve Grogan, and Matt Light, Red Sox Champion Curt Schilling, comedian Lenny Clark and broadcaster John Dennis. He has also received the endorsements of former Governor’s Councilor David Constantine (D-New Bedford) and former Mayor Bob Correia (D-Fall River).