The Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230 announced they have endorsed Paul Graves for Contra Costa County District Attorney.
Citing his experience, firefighters say Graves better understands the needs of the local community.
“When it comes to saving lives and protecting communities, we trust and value the experience that Paul Graves brings from his 22 years of distinguished service to our communities. Paul Graves understands the challenges and needs of Contra Costa. He is a leader in public safety and a fighter for victims. The people of Contra Costa would be well-served having Paul Graves’ work ethic and dedication working 24/7 to keep them safe,” – Vince Wells, President, Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230.
Graves said he was honored to be supported by firefighters and first responders.
“I am honored to have the endorsement of Contra Costa’s firefighters and first responders who put their lives on the line every day for our residents and communities. Our campaign has now earned the support of all of Contra Costa’s public safety partners – police, sheriffs, firefighters and prosecutors – standing together for a safer Contra Costa County. I look forward to June 5 when the voters will finally have their say,” said Graves.
Several endorsers provided quotes for my official candidate statement:
- Child victims’ advocate Marc Klaas: “Paul Graves is the clear choice for protecting children. He brings decades of experience prosecuting human trafficking, sexual assault and child homicides.”
- The Contra Costa District Attorneys’ Association: “Paul Graves is uniquely qualified and ready to lead, having supervised the Homicide and Family Violence units with distinction – two of the toughest units in the DA’s office.”