Incoming DA Makes First Hires, Increases Diversity

A day before he is to be sworn in, incoming Davidson County District Attorney General Glenn Funk announced his first four prosecutor hires, the Tennessean reports. Derry Harper, Ed Ryan, Rebecca Miller Warfield and Vince Wyatt will serve as assistant district attorney generals. True to his campaign vow to make the office more diverse to better reflect the community, two of the four hires are black. A fifth hire, Funk's new spokesperson Dorinda Carter, is also black.