Hill mentioned that, if he have been elected, he would discuss to the group about prevention along with protecting harmful folks off the streets. Whereas Caldwell mentioned he devotes the sources of the workplace primarily to prosecutions and believes his assistants belong within the courtroom, Hill mentioned that he would carve out time to go to colleges, church buildings and nonprofit organizations for dialogue in regards to the function of the chief prosecutor and group wants. Hill would assign assistant prosecutors to additionally pull obligation networking in the neighborhood.
Hill mentioned he didn’t know of one other native prosecutor’s workplace within the state that’s taking that tack, however expressed a perception that such efforts would in the end scale back crime.
Caldwell’s workplace filed on common 118 felony and associated circumstances month-to-month by August, based on the newest accessible information from the Virginia Supreme Court docket. Along with his common duties, Caldwell is co-counsel with certainly one of his assistants on a homicide case pending in opposition to a Bristol police officer, the results of his workplace being chosen as a particular prosecutor. Caldwell can also be dealing with an election fraud case in Virginia Seashore with a unique assistant, additionally the results of a particular task. As well as, because of the efforts of Caldwell’s workplace, Councilman Robert Jeffrey Jr. faces trial in Roanoke in March on 4 felony counts alleging monetary crimes.
“For greater than 40 years, Roanoke metropolis voters have positioned their belief and confidence in my skills to hold out the duties, duties and administration of this workplace with professionalism, honesty and integrity,” Caldwell’s marketing campaign announcement mentioned.