Kim Foxx: What Does It Mean To Be a Progressive Prosecutor?

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What does progressive prosecution look like in practice? It’s a label that’s been tossed around a lot lately, but Kim Foxx would rather let her work speak for itself. Foxx, the state’s attorney for Cook County, Illinois, is the first black woman to be elected to that position, presiding over Chicago and its neighboring towns—and she’s already begun shake up business as usual. Her goal? Get to the root causes of violence and crime; bring transparency to the prosecutor’s office; and bridge the gulf of trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

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