John Mina gets union’s endorsement in Orange County sheriff’s race

The union that represents the Orange County Sheriff’s Office endorsed John Mina’s bid to become the county’s next sheriff.

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 93 cited Mina’s 27-year career in policing as well as his leadership abilities and experience in crisis management as factors supporting its endorsement Friday.

“Our members look forward to serving alongside him when he is elected the next sheriff of Orange County,” said Lodge 93 President Jeff Stinson, who called Mina “a battle-tested candidate who can handle the demands” of being the county’s top cop.

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