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Governor appoints Prosecutor Fitz to statewide council

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced Monday Cass County Prosecutor Victor Fitz of has been appointed to the Council on Law Enforcement and Reinvention.

The council is responsible for making recommendations to the governor and his office on issues relative to law enforcement, public safety and the criminal justice system in the state of Michigan, according to the governor's press release.

"Victor’s years of service and experience in the judicial system will make him a tremendous asset to help ensure the continued success of law enforcement initiatives in Michigan,” Snyder said in the press release.

"This is our opportunity to give him from the law enforcement prospective, from the prospective of the judiciary, our feet-on-the-ground assessment of various issues that are coming before him," Fitz told ABC57.

Fitz has been Cass County Prosecutor since.

He also served as senior assistant prosecutor in Muskegon County and chief assistant prosecutor in Tuscola County.

Fitz earned both his bachelor’s and law degree from Valparaiso University in Indiana.

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