“We were privileged to partner with him on important efforts to root out corruption, including in our correctional system, and I wish him the very best in his future endeavors,” said Hogan, a Republican.
The State Prosecutor Selection and Disabilities Commission has vacancies that need to be filled before the replacement process can begin, according to Amelia Chasse, a spokeswoman for Hogan.
Davitt’s retirement is the third significant departure from the Office of the State Prosecutor in the last few years. Deputy State Prosecutor Thomas “Mike” McDonough, who spent 33 years in the office, retired last year. James Cabezas, the office’s chief investigator, retired in 2017.