Bibb County District Attorney adds five new people to his office
There are some new faces at the Bibb County District Attorney's office.
District Attorney David Cooke says he has hired five new people. Some started today , while others begin work in a few weeks. Cooke says during the tranition from his predecessor, some employees transferred, some resigned and others retired.
A few of the positions include a victim's advocate, senior assistant district attorney and a prosecutor for crimes against children.
"These are the kind of people you don't have to ask to do the job. They're already asking 'What can I do next?' And, as a matter of fact, they go ahead and do it and move on to the next thing. Those are the kind of people, the people who have a zeal and passion for justice, that any DA wants," said Cooke.
Four out of the five candidates are women.