Prosecutor Of Ferguson "Stephanie Karr" Resigns Due To Criticism

BHR Hollywood Reports..........A head prosecutor for the city of Ferguson, MO has officially stepped down.

Ferguson prosecutor Stephanie Karr has faced much scrutiny from the media and national community activists for her relentless pursuit of protestors and those on the receiving end of the police brutality epidemic that has engulfed the city since the police killing of unarmed Black teenager Mike Brown in August of 2014.

Stephanie Karr
In a letter to city officials Monday, Karr wrote that she would resign with a “heavy heart,” saying the decision was “thoughtfully deliberated” with family and colleagues, but ultimately hers alone.

“I have greatly enjoyed my work with the city of Ferguson,” Karr wrote.

Karr has worked in Ferguson since 2004, where she has held conflicting roles as both the city’s attorney and prosecutor. As attorney, she was involved with Justice Department negotiations to help reform the city’s predatory ways, but as city prosecutor, Karr gained a reputation for crusading against Ferguson arrestees.

Michael Brown 
After the DOJ’s investigation into the city following the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a white officer in 2014, several officials stepped down, including the city manager, court clerk, police chief, municipal judge and police officers.

Yet Karr remained, even though the DOJ specifically mentioned some of her unfavorable actions in the report.

"I have greatly enjoyed my work with the city of Ferguson," Karr said in an official resignation letter submitted to the city on Monday.

In one of her most recent questionable acts, Karr blocked African-American councilwoman Laverne Mitchom from getting sworn in to her council seat despite fellow council members voting in her favor back in February.

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