Representative Tracy Steele has received the official endorsement of the North Little Rock Police for the position of North Little Rock mayor.

"I am honored to have the endorsement of the North Little Rock Police," said Representative Steele.

"These outstanding public servants work hard every day and put their lives on the line to protect the public. I want them to know they’ll have a friend in City Hall," Steele said. "Public safety is a concern of every neighborhood, and I am committed to doing everything I can to ensure that North Little Rock has the best police department in the state. Public Safety is my number one priority."

Steele added, "We will build on the areas where we are strong and take responsible action where we need to improve. I appreciate their support, and look forward to working with North Little Rock’s finest to ensure our public safety needs are met. I will ensure that we give our public servants the dignity and respect they deserve and will work with police officers to make sure they have the equipment and resources needed to do their jobs."

Representative Steele has now been overwhelmingly endorsed by the North Little Rock Firefighters, Police and the Retired Firefighters and Police Officer’s Association’s.

In a similar statement, the North Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police confirmed Steele got the union’s endorsement. The union stated that Steele received an overwhelming number of votes from the membership.

"We support Tracy because he believes in making public safety a priority for the residents of North Little Rock. We need a strong leader in City Hall, and Tracy is that leader."

"Throughout Tracy’s time in the legislature, he has been a staunch supporter of public safety initiatives and brings a wealth of experience and leadership on public safety matters. He is a proven leader with a track record of accomplishments."

"North Little Rock police officers believe that Tracy is the best man to make our neighborhoods a safe place to live and raise a family."

"We look forward to working with Tracy on public safety issues as Mayor."