Mike Lanning’s Asheville City Council campaign has announced that the North Carolina Police Benevolent Association has endorsed his candidacy. Enclosed in the announcement is a scanned image of a letter from NCPBA President Randy Byrd, announcing the endorsement and declaring “we will ask our members, their friends and families, and all citizens who respect the strong and efficient enforcement of our laws to cast their ballots in the upcoming election in your favors.”
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