Oh I get it......and he’s had so many of them that have been giving him information to he can add to their numbers.
Hire Felons....They’re just politicians that have gotten busted.
Fitzgerald: Fight crime by hiring felons- (head explosion time: Fitzie-Chicago)
Chicago Sun Times ^ | 5-21-09
Posted on Saturday, May 30, 2009 4:53:16 PM by STARWISE
U.S. attorney says business could help cut murder rate, hire teens as interns
U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald stood before a room packed with business officials Thursday and asked them to do something they probably have never considered:
Not exactly the kind of request you’d expect from the area’s top federal law enforcement official, who’s better known for locking up criminals.
But Fitzgerald told the audience that while law enforcement targets the worst of the worst, the community needs to get more involved — especially the business community — to help drive down murder numbers and keep kids out of gangs.
Fitzgerald, speaking at a City Club of Chicago luncheon, said on any given day there are 4,000 Chicago Police officers on the streets and an estimated 70,000 to 100,000 gang-bangers in the city.
“How in the world can we incarcerate our way out of the problem when we are outnumbered that much?” Fitzgerald said.
Part of the answer, he said, lies with corporations, who can help sponsor after-school programs or enlist teenagers from the projects to be summer interns — or even hire felons.
With the indictment of former New Orleans City Councilwoman Renee Gill Pratt’s on racketeering and money laundering charges, murmurs of discontent with U.S. Attorney Jim Letten have begun to emerge from several quarters in the local black community. The accusation that the regions senior prosecutor has disproportionately pursued corruption allegations in the African-American community continues to be levied.
When Senator Mary Landrieu recommended the reappointment of Letten, a career prosecutor but also a GOP appointee of President George W. Bush, Danatus King, president of the New Orleans Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, told Bayoubuzz and www.louisianaweekly.com that not enough consultation had been done with Black organizations over whether Letten served the needs of an area with such a large African-American population. I think because of the makeup of the judicial district that Mr. Letten serves that would have been desirable, but it didnt happen.
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