(CNN) - Sen. John McCain on Tuesday is expected to tell law enforcement officials that he'll make sure they have what they need to fight crime before he flies to Latin American for stops in Colombia and Mexico.
McCain is the keynote speaker at the National Sheriffs' Association's 68th annual conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The senator from Arizona is expected to praise those involved with law enforcement and describe action the government has taken to make cities safer. McCain will tell the officers that, as president, he would make sure they are equipped with the resources they need to fight crime, according to his campaign.
Following his address, the presumptive Republican nominee will fly to Cartagena, Colombia, for talks with President Alvaro Uribe and other top officials. After visiting Colombia, McCain on Thursday will head to Mexico, where the focus will be on free trade.