VALHALLA, NY – The Westchester County Corrections Superior Officers Association and Westchester County Corrections Officers Benevolent Association have endorsed Matt Slater for Yorktown Supervisor. Combined, the two organizations represent nearly 1,000 corrections officers serving Westchester County.
Westchester County Corrections Superior Officers Association President Bruce Donnelly said, “Matt Slater has stood with law enforcement in the past and we know he will stand firm with our members in the future as Yorktown Supervisor. Few people can match his firsthand experience and knowledge, which coupled with his immense passion for his hometown, the Westchester County Corrections Superior Officers Association believe Matt Slater is well qualified to be Yorktown’s next Town Supervisor.”
Westchester County Corrections Officers Benevolent Association President Neil Pellone added, “We are pleased to endorse Matt Slater for Yorktown Supervisor. We based our decision on his experience working in both the New York State Senate and Assembly and educational background. Westchester County COBA is confident Matt Slater will bring an elevated level of integrity, compassion and fierce determination to Yorktown Town Hall in an effort to build a better community for all residents of Yorktown.”
“The members of Westchester SOA and COBA work in some of the most dangerous and stressful conditions around,” Slater said. “Their members consistently serve our community with distinction and honor. I am proud to have their support for the upcoming election and will continue to stand with our law enforcement community who protect our families every single day.”
Slater’s campaign has built unprecedented support on the local, county and state levels. He is the first Supervisor candidate in more than four years to be endorsed by the New York League of Conservation Voters. Slater has also been endorsed by the Westchester-Putnam Central Labor Body, The Building and Construction Trades Council of Westchester-Putnam, the New York State Troopers PBA and Lake Mohegan Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2956.