Meet The New DoJ Prosecutor Who’s Leading Review of Violent Crime in Cities

Zealous Prosecutor Leading Review of Violent Crime in Cities   Newsmax May 29, 2017 Steve Cook’s hardline views on criminal justice were fortified as a cop on the streets of Knoxville, Tennessee, in the late 1970s and early ’80s. The unabashed drug warrior is now armed with a broad mandate to review departmental policies, and observers already worried about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ agenda are wringing their hands at Cook’s ascension. After some 30 years of prosecuting mostly violent crimes, Cook sums up his philosophy in simple terms that crystalized one night on patrol when he came upon a family … Continue reading