Hamilton County Republican candidate Coty Wamp lays out vision for restructuring of DA's office

Coty Wamp, who won the Republican nomination for Hamilton County district attorney general in the May 3 primary election, spoke to the Chattanooga Times Free Press about her plans for the office, including both her short-term and long-term goals. She will face Democrat John Allen Brooks in the Aug. 4 general election.

Q: Should you be elected, what does the 60- to 90-day plan look like?

A: It's difficult in this race, because whoever wins in August only has about 20 days to prepare for office. The first week I'm elected, I've committed to return a child sex abuse prosecutor position to the Children's Advocacy Center. That person's only dedicated to child abuse prosecutions, specifically child sex abuse, but also major child abuse project prosecutions ... That's going to be restored within that first 30-day period.