In HD 11, Cord Byrd wraps up endorsements of First Coast's first responders

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Today, the Cord Byrd Campaign announced the endorsements of the Fraternal Order of Police – Jacksonville, FL Lodge 5-30, Nassau County Fire/Rescue Professionals and Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters.

“Public safety professionals provide essential services to our local communities,” said Republican Candidate Cord Byrd, “I am proud to earn the support of our local first responders.”

“Cord Byrd shares our values of justice and public service,” said Nelson Cuba, President of the Fraternal Order of Police – Jacksonville, FL Lodge 5-30, “He understands the needs of local law enforcement and he knows how to be fair and equitable when making tough decisions; the Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police endorse Cord Byrd for Florida House District 11.”

“The First Responders of Nassau County fully support Cord Byrd for Florida House District 11,” said James Casteel, President of Nassau County Fire/Rescue Professionals, “We know Cord Byrd will represent the First Coast with honor and integrity.”

“Cord Byrd is a friend to public safety and he recognizes the tough situations fire fighters find themselves,” said Randy Wyse, President of The Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters, “Our community needs a leader like Cord Byrd and the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters support his candidacy for Florida House District 11 to lead the fight for public safety.”

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