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CITY OF GROTON POLICE UNION LOCAL 3355 ENDORSES HEDRICK FOR MAYOR

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Groton — The City of Groton Police Local 3355 of Council 4 AFSCME unanimousl­y voted to endorse Keith Hedrick for mayor of Groton City.

“Mayor Hedrick is a strong supporter of the diversity of the City of Groton Police department,” according to a statement submitted by Trish Lieteau, president of Local 3355, City of Groton Police Union. “He is steadfast in providing and protecting the services to the City of Groton residents. Under his tenure, the police department was able to upgrade our radio system; initiate the Autism and Law Enforcemen­t Education Coalition (ALEC) and the body camera system came on line.”

She added that Hedrick supports the police department’s Police and Citizens Together group, known as PACT, which “provides the community with a forum to voice concerns and expectatio­ns about our police department.”

“Hedrick has been the City Mayor for four years,” the statement continued. “Mayor Hedrick supports the City Police Officers and continues to strive for diversity. Local 3355 believes that he has done a very effective job of supporting the City of Groton residents and its police department.”

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