Wednesday, February 6, 2013

City Attorney candidate Greg Smith gains more law enforcement support

Los Angeles City Attorney candidate Greg Smith is fast becoming the law enforcement choice for LA's next City Attorney. Smith's campaign today announced the veteran Public Safety Attorney's latest endorsement from former California Highway Patrol Chief Gary Dominguez.

This from the Smith campaign:

CONTACT: John S. Thomas
Greg Smith for City Attorney 2013


 Los Angeles, February 6th – Today Gary Dominguez endorsed Greg Smith for Los Angeles City Attorney. Gary Dominguez retired in 2010 after 10 years as a Chief of California Highway Patrol, serving as Division Commander for CHP’s Central Division, Southern Division (Los Angeles), and Border Division.

This week, Greg Smith was endorsed by California Correctional Peace Officers Association and more than 30,000 correctional officers adding to the Smith campaign’s growing base of law enforcement support.

Chief Dominguez (ret.) stated, "I am proud to endorse Greg Smith for City Attorney. Greg Smith is a tireless advocate for all of Los Angeles. His record fighting discrimination and corruption and partnering with law enforcement makes him a standout with the right experience to make a difference in the lives of Los Angeles residents." 

Greg Smith stated, “Chief Dominguez is a leading voice for law enforcement and I am grateful for his years of service to our community. I look forward to continuing my close relationship with our public safety personnel and representing Los Angeles as City Attorney.”

This week, Greg Smith became the first candidate in the race for City Attorney to begin advertising on television. Click to view his 30-second ad, “Fought for me,” featuring public safety personnel Greg represented in cases the fight against discrimination and public corruption. 

Last week Smith released his policy blueprint for the office of City Attorney Fighting for Every Family.

The mainstay of Greg Smith’s distinguished career as an attorney has been representing public safety officers in cases of willful discrimination, wrongful termination, whistleblowing and racism.

Owner of a private law firm and Vietnam era Veteran, Greg Smith is a top-notch police attorney who has practiced for over 25 years representing members of law enforcement and community members who were victims of discrimination from all over the City. Smith has grown a reputation for being unafraid to take the tough cases and has worked with clients to expose waste, fraud and abuse. He represented one of the early whistleblowers that helped expose the Bell corruption scandal.

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