The Chief Prosecutor in St. Louis Says Top Goal Is To Curb Gun Violence

6 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Monday, December 31 2012 Dec 31, 2012 Monday, December 31, 2012 7:49:00 AM CST December 31, 2012 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: KOMU Staff

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The chief prosecutor in St. Louis says her top goal for 2013 is curbing gun violence.

Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce told KMOX Radio (http://cbsloc.al/TYH0C3 ) that trying gun violence crimes in a separate court could help speed up prosecutions. She also hopes to see better cooperation from victims and witnesses, calling the lack of cooperation the No. 1 reason gun criminals too often get away with it.

Joyce also hopes to keep encouraging efforts such as neighborhood watch program.

 

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