(Corona, CA) – Today, Eric Linder for Supervisor campaign announced earning the support of Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin. Hestrin praised Linder for his record of fighting to keep dangerous criminals off our streets.

District Attorney Hestrin has effectively cracked  down on criminal gang violence in Riverside County, and he created the Crime Prevention Unit to prevent criminal behavior among our youth.

“Eric Linder partnered with law enforcement to keep our kids safe by standing up for Megan’s Law and passing new laws to keep dangerous sex offenders where they belong – behind bars,” stated Hestrin.

“District Attorney Mike Hestrin’s hard work has made Riverside County a safer place to live.   I am proud to receive his support I am looking forward to working with him to protect our families and communities,” said Eric Linder.

Linder has a strong record of leadership in his community.  Before being elected to the State Assembly, he co-founded the Corona Taxpayers Association. As a member of the State Assembly, Eric Linder made public safety a top priority by fighting for adequate funding for law enforcement and championing measures to help give these professionals the tools they need. He has authored legislation to enact tougher penalties on sex offenders and ensure that truly dangerous criminals are not released early due to overcrowding.  In 2014, Crime Victims United of California named Eric Linder Legislator of the Year for leading the fight to hold organizations that have turned a blind eye to sexual abuse accountable.