The Importance of Supporting Your Police Union’s PAC

John Abel
Director of Governmental Affairs

As law enforcement officers, you dedicate your lives to protecting and serving your communities. Every day, you face challenges and risks that most cannot comprehend. In your unwavering commitment to upholding the law and ensuring public safety, you deserve a strong voice advocating for your rights and well-being. This is where your police union and its political action committee (PAC) come into play.

Your police union serves as a vital advocate for your interests, fighting for fair wages, benefits, working conditions and legal protections. The PAC account of your police union amplifies this advocacy by supporting political candidates who understand and champion the needs of law enforcement officers. Here’s why supporting and donating to your police union’s PAC is not just beneficial but crucial for the advancement of your profession and the welfare of officers nationwide.

First and foremost, supporting your police union’s PAC is a means of ensuring that your voice is heard at the highest levels of government. Political decisions directly impact your work environment, safety protocols, equipment availability and legal protections. By contributing to the PAC, you help elect officials who prioritize the concerns of law enforcement and work toward creating a better, safer working environment for officers.

Moreover, supporting the PAC is a way to foster unity and solidarity within the law enforcement community. By pooling resources and working together through the union, officers can effectively advocate for common goals and address shared challenges. The PAC acts as a unifying force, rallying officers behind causes that matter most to them and fostering a sense of collective empowerment.

Beyond internal solidarity, supporting the PAC also enhances the public perception of law enforcement. By backing political candidates who support law enforcement, officers can help shape a narrative that highlights the essential role they play in society. This, in turn, can lead to increased support from the communities you serve, fostering positive relationships and mutual respect.

Furthermore, donating to the PAC allows you to have a say in the political landscape that directly impacts your profession. By supporting candidates who prioritize law enforcement issues, you can help shape policies that enhance officer safety, streamline procedures and provide the resources necessary to carry out your duties effectively. Your contribution can make a tangible difference in the laws and regulations that govern your work.

Additionally, supporting the PAC is a proactive way to safeguard your rights and ensure that your concerns are not overlooked or dismissed. In a rapidly evolving social and political climate, it is crucial for law enforcement officers to have a strong, unified voice advocating for their interests. By supporting your police union’s PAC, you are investing in your future and the future of law enforcement as a whole.

In conclusion, supporting and donating to your police union’s PAC is not just a choice —it is a responsibility. By backing the PAC, you are investing in the strength, unity and advocacy of the law enforcement community. Your contribution can make a meaningful impact on the policies, regulations and support systems that shape your profession. Together, through collective action and unwavering support, we can empower the blue and ensure a safer, more secure future for all law enforcement officers in Nevada. This election season, I will ask that you volunteer to walk and knock on doors in key political races, and we will use the LVPPA PAC funds to help LVPPA/PSAN-endorsed candidates win their respected races so we can hopefully help elect law enforcement-friendly candidates statewide. If you want to donate to the LVPPA PAC, please contact me at or (702) 468-0766.