Less than a week before the general election, numerous law enforcement agencies endorsed Greg Abbott's gubernatorial campaign on Thursday.

Some of the police associations endorsing Abbott include: El Paso, Brownsville, Houston, San Angelo and San Antonio.

“As attorney general, Greg Abbott has worked closely with law enforcement to strengthen our anti-gang and anti-human trafficking laws and combat dangerous crimes that threaten our communities,” Brownsville Police Officers’ Association President Kurt Hines said. “He has a history of fighting for the concerns of the Brownsville law enforcement community, and we know we can trust Greg Abbott to continue this commitment as governor.”

Abbott, and fellow Republican, Dan Patrick are leading in many major polls in their races for governor, and lieutenant governor, respectively. Abbott is running against Democrat Wendy Davis and Patrick is running against Democrat Leticia Van de Putte.

The complete list of law enforcement agencies endorsing Abbott can be read below:

  • Alvin Police Officers Association
  • Arlington Police Association
  • Baytown Municipal Police Association PAC
  • Beaumont Police Officers’ Association
  • Brownsville Police Officers’ Association
  • Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas (CLEAT)
  • Corpus Christi Police Officers’ Association
  • Dallas Police Association
  • Del Rio Police Officers’ Association
  • Department of Public Safety Officers Association (DPSOA)
  • El Paso County Sheriff’s Association
  • El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association
  • Fraternal Order of Police
  • Harris County Deputies Organization
  • Houston Metro Police Union Local 98
  • Houston Police Officers Union
  • Houston Police Retired Officers Association
  • Jefferson County Association of Deputy Sheriffs and Correction Officers
  • Laredo Police Officers’ Association
  • Port Arthur Police Association
  • San Angelo Police Department
  • San Antonio Police Officers’ Association
  • Texas Municipal Police Association
  • Waco Police Association

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