Law enforcement veteran Randy Robertson elected to Georgia State Senate

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National Police Support Fund congratulates law enforcement veteran Randy Robertson on his election to the Georgia State Senate. Roberston defeated his opponent, Democrat Valerie Haskins, 63% to 37% for the right to represent Georgia’s 29th state senate district.

In a statement to the press following his victory, Robertson said that he is committed to representing all those in the 29th district. “I want to tell all the folks that voted for me that when I get up to Atlanta, I’m going to work as hard for every man, woman and child in District 29 as I did when I was a law enforcement officer for 30 years. I am going to work hard for the men and women that went out and voted for me. I am going to work hard for those who went out and voted for my opponent.”

Randy Robertson is a 30-and-a-half-year law enforcement veteran. Prior to his retirement from Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office in 2015, Robertson was a leader in the department in areas ranging from undercover narcotics investigations to serving as the Director of Homeland Security for Columbus, Georgia. He attended the Command College at Columbus State University, and the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Following Hurricane Katrina, Robertson served the citizens of Mississippi and assisted in bringing the C.E.R.T. program, and initiative aimed that, “educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills.” He is active in the Fraternal Order of Police and currently serves as the President of the FOP Georgia State Lodge.