Law enforcement and conservative leaders endorse Vanita Gupta for Associate Attorney General.

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About the Project

Vanita Gupta has earned the respect of Republicans and law enforcement officials as an ally in the fight for criminal justice reform. Now, she must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Associate Attorney General.

Confirm Gupta is a $1 million campaign to highlight Gupta’s support from conservatives, Republicans, and leaders of the law enforcement community.

Endorsements & Statements of Support

National Fraternal Order of Police
"[Gupta] worked with us to find common ground even when that seemed impossible... We are ready to get to work!"
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Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA)
"Gupta has a proven history of working with law enforcement...and elected officials across the political spectrum to build collaborative support."
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Michael Chertoff, Fmr. Sec. of Homeland Security under George W. Bush
"She is a relentless advocate for fairness and the rule of law...she possesses the types of values, character, and competency that should be reflected in our nation’s leaders"
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Michael Steele, Fmr. RNC Chair
"I came to deeply admire Ms. Gupta's passionate advocacy and her steadfast commitment to the rule of law."
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Trey Grayson, Fmr. Kentucky Sec. of State
"[Gupta is] balanced, measured, and fair-minded...She has this Republican’s full and enthusiastic support."
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International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
"Ms. Gupta clearly demonstrated [her] deep understanding of, and continued support for, the policing profession"
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Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association (HAPCOA)
"[We] support and recommend the nomination of Ms. Vanita Gupta to the position of Associate Attorney General with the US Department of Justice"
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Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA)
"[Gupta] neither support[s] defunding the police nor believe[s] that doing so will bring about the change our communities are calling for."
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Mark Holden, Fmr. Gen. Counsel of Koch Industries
"Ms. Gupta is a principled leader who seeks to find common ground and will work with anyone committed to making the system better and more effective"
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U.S. Conference of Mayors
"[Gupta] is a consensus builder who knows how to work effectively with people and organizations of differing viewpoints; and she will be an outstanding Associate Attorney General."
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National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
"Ms. Gupta has displayed the qualities of leadership, empathy, excellence, and persistence in supporting and defending the U.S. Constitution"
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National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE)
"Ms. Gupta will do much to ensure justice for all members of our communities"
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Bipartisan Former State Attorneys General
"[Gupta] has demonstrated a keen understanding of building coalitions and promoting greater trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve"
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Conservative Criminal Justice Leaders
"She is a person of deep integrity, and we have no doubt that she will take seriously her service to the American people"
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Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
"[Gupta] has earned the respect and confidence of PERF members and others in the policing profession."
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National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV)
"Because of her experience, qualifications, and commitment to access to justice for all, she is an excellent candidate for Associate Attorney General"
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National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADA)
"Gupta earned a reputation as a person who could work across political and ideological divides...She is a strong advocate for justice"
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Crime Victim/Survivors, Advocates, and Justice Professionals
"among law enforcement leaders and the rank and file, Ms. Gupta has been widely praised as a consensus-builder who is solutions- oriented"
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Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA)
"Gupta emphasized that she does not support efforts to “defund the police.”...We found her to be open-minded and collaborative, even in areas we disagreed"
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Holly Harris, Fmr. Gen. Counsel, Kentucky Republican Party
"Gupta will uphold the integrity of the Department of Justice, reach out to, and solicit input from, people of all different backgrounds and ideologies, and continue to seek bipartisan solutions"
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Current and former police chiefs and sheriffs
"Gupta has always shown herself to be a strategic problem solver, who is animated by a desire to build greater trust in our communities and make things better."
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