The Fraternal Order of Police, a group representing 2,700 police officers in Minnesota, is backing DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar's reelection. The group backed Klobuchar's Republican opponent, Mark Kennedy, in 2006. In a statement, Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police President Gary Cayo said Klobuchar has stood up for Minnesota police.
"In the Senate, she has continued the work she started as a prosecutor, and she is an effective advocate for our members because she understands the challenges they face day in and day out. Senator Klobuchar is tough, fair, and delivers results - that's why she has earned our support," Cayo said.
Klobuchar is being challenged by state Rep. Kurt Bills, R-Rosemount.