450 Cops Due For Reassignment In Chicago Gang War

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-0306240099jun24,1,2855665.story?coll=chi-news-hed Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is expected to reassign 450 gang crimes officers in a major initiative to reduce the city's alarming number of homicides, the Chicago Tribune says. A new 100-officer "immediate response" unit will provide saturation patrols in areas where gang turf wars and other mayhem threatens to erupt. The boundaries of the department's 279 beats are expected to go virtually unchanged . . .

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