ST. LOUIS, MO (KFVS) - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt kicked off the community outreach portion of his “Safer Streets” initiative on Wednesday, January 23.
He has designated prosecutors as “Special Assistant United States Attorneys” to help fight and prosecute violent crime in areas of St. Louis, Mo.
Schmitt visited Mount Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis to meet with residents on Wednesday.
The Special Assistant United States Attorneys will handle all types of federal cases including homicides, carjackings, and gun crimes.
Schmitt named five Assistant Attorneys General to the Safer Streets Initiative on Friday, Feb. 15.
Katharine Dolin, Gregory Goodwin, Jennifer Szczucinski, Natalie Warner, and Jordan Williams were named as the prosecutors who will be dedicated to the program.
The five attorneys are members of the Attorney General’s Public Safety Unit , Protection Unit, or Litigation Unit.
The five attorneys named will contribute to prosecuting violent crime in the most dangerous parts of St. Louis, including the area designated as Police Chief John Hayden’s Rectangle.