Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez on the challenges of prosecuting police officers

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As the top prosecutor for the county, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez is always on the hot seat. And that comes with the territory. Whether it be prosecuting police officers, creating new policies and strategies or answering to critics and the media, Alvarez has a truly thankless job. She joins Justin to talk about a variety of topics including the challenges of charging police officers, the Cook County jail population, the new drug diversion program and her upcoming re-election campaign.

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