26 September 2018

Maricopa County In The News Again: This Time For a Sex Crime Prosecutor


Whoa!! For a place in Arizona better known for the likes of Sheriff Joe Arpaio convicted of crimes-and-pardoned-by-Trump and Mesa's own Russell Pearce shamed-out-of-office for his anti-Immigration stances, we now have snatched into the national spotlight OVERNIGHT a little known Director of The Special Victims Unit inside the Office of The Maricopa County Attorney :Rachel Mitchell. Any reasonable person might wonder if back-in-DC Senator John Kyl, acknowledged Sherpa to shove the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh fast-forward had anything to do with the choice.  
There's a barrage of breaking news, some of the links for related content are included below, after this non-mainstream media report  
Here's The Rachel Mitchell Report from Arizona Daily Independent
Respected Arizona Prosecutor Chosen To Question Kavanaugh, Ford
Top row from left to right: Special Victims Division Director Rachel Mitchell, Sex Crimes Bureau Chief Yigael Cohen, County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Major Offenders Division Director Jon Eliason, Legal Management Assistant Rhonda Eisenhour, Victims Services Division Director Shawn Cox [Photo from Maricopa County Attorney's Office]
"A widely respected Maricopa County prosecutor, Rachel Mitchell, has been chosen by the Senate Judiciary Committee
to question Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. Mitchell is the sex crimes Division Chief for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
Dr. Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of groping her over 35 years ago when the two were in high school.
Mitchell, who is considered a victim’s advocate, has been tapped to question Kavanaugh, and Dr. Blasey Ford on Thursday during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he “is committed to providing a forum to both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh on Thursday that is safe, comfortable and dignified. . . " 
Story image for Maricopa County Sex crime prosecutor from ABA Journal
ABA Journal-14 minutes ago
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery told the Post that Mitchell has a long history of investigating long-ago sex crimes and allegations ...
Media image for Maricopa County Sex crime prosecutor from Washington Post
Washington Post
Media image for Maricopa County Sex crime prosecutor from Hollywood Life
Hollywood Life
Media image for Maricopa County Sex crime prosecutor from CBS News
CBS News
Media image for Maricopa County Sex crime prosecutor from Slate Magazine
Slate Magazine
Media image for Maricopa County Sex crime prosecutor from WFTV Orlando
WFTV Orlando
Media image for Maricopa County Sex crime prosecutor from Yahoo News
Yahoo News
12 hours ago - Mitchell is the chief of the special victims division of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, which deals with sexual assault cases, among others ...
6 hours ago - Rachel Mitchell, an experienced career sex crimes prosecutor, will ... county attorney in the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in Phoenix and ...
12 hours ago - Maricopa County sex crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell will question Christine Blasey Ford when she testifies against Brett Kavanaugh.
5 hours ago - The Special Victims Division of the Maricopa County attorney's office has two bureaus: one for sex crimes, and one for family violence.

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