Biggers Named to 'Smart on Crime' Team

Federal prosecutor C. David Biggers Jr. has been appointed local coordinator of prevention and re-entry as part of the government’s recently announced “Smart on Crime” initiative. Under the new program, Biggers will oversee efforts on crime prevention and on felons’ successful re-entry into society after being released from prison. The “Smart on Crime” plan to modernize the federal criminal justice system was announced recently by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in a speech to the American Bar Association. The Commercial Appeal reported the news.