Fraternal Order of Police – Lodge 93 and Fraternal Order of Police District 7 Endorses Chief John Mina for Sheriff
FOP 93 President, Jeff Stinson, says “Chief Mina is clearly the most qualified candidate and we endorse him to be the next Orange County Sheriff.”
UPDATE: John Mina won the special election on November 6, 2018 beating D- Daryl Sheppard and NPA - Joe Lopez to become the next Sheriff of Orange County, Florida. Congratulations, Sheriff-elect John Mina on your BIG victory. We look forward to working with you to make the Orange County Sheriff's Office the best law enforcement agency! FOP Lodge 93 was happy and proud to endorse you and help you win this election.
(ORLANDO, Fla.) – Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #93, President Jeff Stinson announced that Chief John Mina has been endorsed by FOP Lodge #93. Chief Mina was selected after careful consideration by the FOP District 7 committee, a review of both candidate’s abilities and experience, and a Town Hall meeting. Chief John Mina was selected because of his background, law enforcement experience, executive leadership, and his working relationship with the FOP. President Stinson said, “It is no coincidence that Chief Mina was endorsed by all of the Mayors in Orange County, most large organizations, and political entities. We all see the same qualities: experience, leadership, and a battle-tested candidate who can handle the demands of being the Orange County Sheriff.”
Also, Fraternal Order of Police, District 7 (Central Florida), has jointly endorsed Chief John Mina in his bid to become the next Sheriff of Orange County (FL). Chief John Mina has gained the endorsements of the three FOP lodges in Orange County: Lodge 93 – Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Lodge 25 – Orlando Police Department, and Lodge 86 – Orange County Corrections Department.
Fraternal Order of Police - District 7 - represents 24 lodges in 10 counties in Florida. The FOP Lodges included are those in the counties of Brevard, Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia counties. FOP Lodge 93 represents over 1,000 Deputies, Corporals, and Sergeants within the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. This is the most coveted and largest endorsement by any law enforcement labor union in Central Florida. FOP Lodge 93 and District 7 FOP Lodges are proud to endorse Chief John Mina and wish him success in the upcoming election.