Newly Elected Philadelphia DA Ousts 31 from His Office
Date:  01-10-2018

Larry Kasner's "broad reorganization" of his office seen as the beginning of the cultural change he promised during campaign
From the Philadelphia Inquirer:

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner ousted 31 members of the office Friday, a dramatic shake-up and the first major staffing decision announced by the city’s new top prosecutor, just three days after he was sworn in.

Krasner’s spokesman, Ben Waxman, said the dismissals were part of a “broad reorganization” of the office’s structure and a way to implement a culture change in an institution Krasner frequently criticized during the campaign.

In seeking their resignations, the new district attorney “thanks them for their service to the city,” Waxman said in a statement. “However, he made clear his intention to take the office in a different direction.” Continue reading >>>