Statement on Appointment of Cobb Judicial Circuit DA Joyette Holmes to Ahmaud Arbery Case
The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia has closely followed the Ahmaud Arbery case since becoming aware of the release of the video footage and the arrests of Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael. Our primary interest is that justice be served and that public confidence be maintained and restored in our criminal justice system. The credibility and integrity of state prosecutors and investigators is vital to ensuring a fair and impartial criminal justice system. We are at all times public servants who must be held to the highest ethical and professional standards.
We have confidence Cobb Judicial Circuit District Attorney Joyette Holmes and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will provide critical transparency and accountability to ensure that justice is served in this case. District Attorney Holmes and her team will represent our state with honor and dignity. We at PAC are ready, willing, and able to assist them in the pursuit of justice. The Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia pledges its support and resources to assist District Attorney Holmes in any manner as requested.
Carla Rieffel Bozeman | Director of Communications | firstname.lastname@example.org