"Birmingham law enforcement is proud to stand with and endorse Attorney General Troy King," said Dexter Cunningham, president of the Birmingham FOP - Lodge 1. "Troy has been a great friend and a strong advocate for law enforcement, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with him."
"I am honored to stand with law enforcement all over Alabama," King said. " I have the utmost respect for Alabama's police officers. It takes special men and women to be on the front line protecting Alabama's families, and I'm humbled and honored to receive their support."
The Birmingham FOP is the state's largest with more than 1,100 members.
King faces Luther Strange for the Republican nomination on June 1.