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U.S. Attorney's Statement Regarding Addition of Prosecutor to Fight Violent Crime in Central Illinois

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – U.S. Attorney John E. Childress issued the following statement upon Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement today that the Department of Justice has allocated additional resources across the country to fight violent crime, including the addition of a prosecutor position in the Central District of Illinois:


“On behalf of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, I would like to thank the Attorney General for the additional resources dedicated to the protection of the citizens of Central Illinois,” stated U.S. Attorney John Childress. “With the help of our law enforcement partners, we will continue to work together to promote the safety and interests of those citizens.”


Updated December 15, 2017