A press release
from GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Gibbons:
"There has been a political culture within the Highway Patrol for far too long, and the result is a loss of public confidence and trust," said Gibbons. "As the chief law enforcement officer in the state's largest jurisdiction, I know firsthand the importance of professionalism among law enforcement agencies. As governor, I will be committed to restoring the Tennessee Highway Patrol to the level of professionalism that both the public and our state troopers deserve."