CHICAGO – Hamilton County State’s Attorney Justin Hood was unanimously elected President of the Illinois State’s Attorneys Association by his fellow state’s attorneys at the Association’s 82nd annual conference in Chicago on Dec. 13. Hood is the first Hamilton County State’s Attorney to be elected president of the association.
Hood will also direct the Association’s Legislative Committee, which reviews and initiates legislation designed to more effectively prosecute criminals and prevent crime.
Hood said he appreciates the honor to be elected by his colleagues to this important position in the association, and added he intends to work closely with his fellow state’s attorneys to ensure the highest quality of prosecutorial services to the citizens of Illinois.
The Illinois State’s Attorneys Association is a bi-partisan organization composed of all elected state’s attorneys throughout the State of Illinois whose purpose is to promote the orderly administration of justice and the enforcement of the law.