The office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutors is apparently open to new leadership with the departure of its longtime director, Norbert Goetten. Some sources say Goetten —- director since 1991 —- retired, and simple math, based on his online biography pegs him at 65-plus. Other sources suggest a less-voluntary scenario, saying his contract was not renewed by the SAAP's board of governors. The only official version is the agenda of the board's Sept. 25 meeting, the top of which is "director employment status." Of course, that topic was tackled in executive session.
When we contacted a SAAP, he quoted us the state
motto: "That's a personnel matter. I can't talk about