Michael Griffin (left), says he has worked to improve his office%u2019s relationship with police agencies %u2013 something he says suffered under the previous administration. Brent Eaton (right), who has worked as a defense attorney, says he has purposely avoided doing such work in Hancock County out of consideration for officers he might one day work with as prosecutor. (Tom Russo / Daily Reporter)
GREENFIELD — The support of local law enforcement can have significant sway in the race for county prosecutor.
Incumbent Michael Griffin, who is running for a second term, and challenger Brent Eaton, a private defense attorney, both tout a good working relationship with law enforcement officers and say they expect backing from them at the polls on Tuesday.