Prosecutors discussed pending legislation at capitol

Prosecutors discussed pending legislation at capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KAIT) - The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys hosted a press conference to discuss pending legislation in the state's legislation related to public safety and the criminal justice system.

Approximately 40 elected state prosecutors were part of the news conference to discuss their agenda.

They also were planned to talk with lawmakers and the media in an effort to educate the public of the realities for people in the state's prisons and how they are taking the lead on developing effective alternatives to incarceration.

The event was held at the Missouri State Capitol building.

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