Sacramento DA's office gets the ax:
Sacramento DA Jan Scully said yesterday that amid a $6.9 million budget cut for the next fiscal year her office will be laying off 50 employees. Those fired include 11 deputy district attorneys whose responsibilities include prosecuting misdemeanors.
Fresno DA's office also gets the ax:
But the District Attorney's office is also facing cuts. DA Elizabeth Egan says that without enough prosecutors to handle cases, public safety is also jeopardized. "There are consequences when you don't have deputy DA's there to get those cases filed, if we don't file them in 48 hours the person's released."
Mendocino County DA's as well:
Cut $730,002 from the district attorney's budget, a 10 percent cut over last year, bringing the county's contribution to $3.4 million.
The Bronx DA's office may (most likey will) slash 45 prosecutors:
The Bronx district attorney's office may have to lay off up to 45 assistant prosecutors by the end of the month because of planned city budget cuts, the Daily News has learned.
The bloodbath continues...