When I first became a prosecutor, my parents were proud—and concerned for my safety.
That concern increased when I transferred to the Rackets Bureau and starting handling organized crime cases.
Of course, I reassured them that I wasn't in any real danger. After all, murdering an assistant district attorney is illogical. There's a whole office full of other prosecutors who can take over any case should a colleague be killed.
It's not like killing a witness, which could effectively end a case.
But after the recent murder of a prosecutor in Texas, I started to wonder . . .
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