Chicago prosecutor blasts Kim Foxx in resignation letter, can’t work for office ‘I don’t respect’

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An Illinois prosecutor took Prepare dinner County State’s Legal professional Kim Foxx to activity in a scathing, office-wide resignation letter, saying her workplace cares extra about political narratives than crime victims.

Assistant Prepare dinner County State’s Legal professional Jim Murphy stated he “cannot proceed to work for an administration I do not respect,” in his letter resigning his place after 25 years of service. His final day was Friday, in accordance with a replica of the letter obtained by Fox Information. 

“I want I might keep,” he wrote. “Nonetheless, I can now not work for this Administration. I’ve zero confidence in management.”

Fox Information has reached out to Foxx’s workplace however has not obtained a response. 


Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx. An attorney in her officer issued a scathing resignation letter Friday blasting Foxx and her policies. 

Prepare dinner County State’s Legal professional Kim Foxx. An lawyer in her officer issued a scathing resignation letter Friday blasting Foxx and her insurance policies. 
(Prepare dinner County State’s Legal professional)

Murphy cited a lot of causes for his departure, together with the “Protected-T Act,” a measure that requires prosecutors to current a better burden of proof to carry accused criminals till trial. 

Whereas Murphy stated he helps eliminating cash-bail, he stated Foxx’s workplace rushed the reform and that his issues had been brushed apart. Murphy additionally cited “dangerously” low staffing ranges in all models and bureaus in Foxx’s workplace, to the purpose the place one or two-person courtrooms are actually widespread. 

“If this administration was actually involved with successfully combating violent crime, then they’d totally employees these courtrooms and models,” he wrote. “In the meantime the remainder of us are overworked, overstressed, and under-resourced. However at the least we had been allowed to put on denims in July.”

Murphy stated Foxx was indignant someday a number of months in the past when he was summoned into a gathering about bond hearings he was concerned in. One concerned a “large shootout” and the opposite a girl who was gunned down strolling to a retailer after being caught within the crossfire. 

Murphy stated Foxx was upset a few newspaper headline that indicated the suspect wouldn’t face a homicide cost underneath the Protected-T Act. He stated Foxx gave the impression to be extra upset with the headline than the truth that a girl had died. 


“That’s what is incorrect with this administration. I’ve seen day after day,” he stated. “What number of mass shootings do there should be earlier than one thing is finished.” 

“This administration is extra involved with political narratives and agendas than with victims and prosecuting violent crime,” he added. “That’s the reason I can not keep any longer.” 

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