Dean Endorsed By International Brotherhood Of Police Officers Local

Monday, June 16, 2014

Vince Dean has received the endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO) Local #673 for Hamilton County Criminal Court clerk. The IBPO local chapter includes police officers from throughout Chattanooga and Hamilton County. 

“The International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local #673 proudly endorses Vince Dean for Hamilton County Criminal Court clerk,” said Rob Simmons, IBPO Local #673 President. “Vince Dean has always shown integrity in his work and our membership trusts his leadership both now and in the future.”

“I am incredibly grateful to have the public support and endorsement of the International Brotherhood of Police Officers,” said state Rep. Dean. “I had the privilege of serving alongside many of these officers during my time in the Chattanooga Police Department, and I can attest firsthand to their integrity, their selflessness, and their relentless civic spirit. I’m honored to have earned their trust.”

A native of Hamilton County, Vince Dean graduated from Baylor School and attended both the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Cleveland State. He and his wife Deborah live in East Ridge and have two daughters, Olivia and Sallie, and a son, Justin. Dean is the son of Reverend and Mrs. Billy Dean. 


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