HAGER CITY, WI – Yesterday, Derrick Van Orden joined Sheriff Kevin Bygd, Sheriff Joel Wener, and Rep. Jesse James in Altoona for a discussion surrounding the critical support law enforcement needs to continue keeping Wisconsin communities safe.
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"Our men and women in blue, every day get up and they leave their families to protect us and ours. And we must respect them and we must make sure they have an adequate amount of funding so that they can be trained properly and equipped properly," said Van Orden.
Van Orden said he plans to host more of these talks in the future.