JANESVILLE, Wis. – First Congressional District candidate Bryan Steil’s campaign launched a digital ad today touting support from the law enforcement community. Last week, Steil announced the endorsement of all six sheriffs in the First District, both Democrats and Republicans.

Bryan Steil: “I’m proud to back the badge and have the backing of all six sheriffs in the district. In Congress, I’ll work to combat opioid abuse and prioritize community safety so that our law enforcement agencies get the resources and training they need to be effective.”

You can watch the ad, titled “Law Enforcement’s Choice,” here. The ad’s transcript is below:

Milwaukee County Sheriff Richard Schmidt (D): “Bryan Steil’s character, his personal commitment to obeying the law, makes him the candidate that lawenforcement can support.”

Bryan Steil: “I am proud to have the endorsement of all six sheriffs in the First Congressional District, Democrats and Republicans alike. I stand with the men and women of law enforcement. And today it’s a great honor to know, the six sheriffs, have my back. It’s time to support our brave men and women in uniform. We need to Back the Badge.”

Steil’s ad will appear on digital and social media platforms.

Bryan Steil won the Republican nomination for the First Congressional District on August 14 with over 51 percent of the vote in a five-way contest. Steil is running for Congress to fight for American workers and prepare our workforce for the jobs of the future. Steil is a member of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents and has a strong background as a business leader. For the past nine years, Steil has worked for manufacturing companies in Rock County and has learned the importance of fiscal discipline and risks of government red tape. Steil was born and raised in Janesville, Wisconsin, where he currently lives.