Fox’s decision comes amid an agreement that the corporation counsel and DA’s offices came to in July 2009, which outlines prosecutorial duties for each office. In terms of ordinances related to firearms, the county has two — one that prohibits possession of firearms in public places and a second that restricts carrying a concealed weapon
That agreement outlined that the DA’s office would prosecute the ordinance related to carrying a concealed weapon; the district attorney only can enforce ordinances that are in strict accordance with state statues
. The corporation counsel’s office, on the other hand
, would prosecute possession of firearms in public places.