NYTimes: Ken Thompson’s Successor: A ‘Pure District Attorney’ Working Under the Radar

Ken Thompson’s Successor: A ‘Pure District Attorney’ Working Under the Radar

“Obviously I want to continue the things that Ken started,” Mr. Gonzalez said in his first interview since taking over as district attorney. Among them, he added, were key reforms that defined Mr. Thompson’s tenure: a warrant amnesty program, a policy not to prosecute some low-level marijuana offenses and a special unit devoted to wrongful convictions.

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Acting Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez Learns the Politics as He Prepares for Democratic Primary

Acting Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez Learns the Politics as He Prepares for Democratic Primary

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez leads one of the largest DA offices in America, but he is not well known to voters. Gonzalez hopes to change that as he battles in a crowded Democratic primary for district attorney this year.

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