Carmel FOP Lodge 185 recently conducted a poll of their membership regarding candidate endorsements.
“I’m pleased to inform you that the lodge voted to endorse [Mayor Brainard] as our candidate for Mayor of Carmel once again,” said Shane VanNatter, President of Carmel FOP Lodge 185, in an open letter to Brainard on Saturday. “This endorsement represents an acknowledgement not only of the outstanding work you have done for the citizens of Carmel, but also a thank you for maintaining a strong relationship with the FOP and your continued support of law enforcement.”