Amid Surging Violence, Chicago PD to Get 500 More Officers

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Photo by Daniel X. ONeil via Flickr

Chicago plans to hire 500 additional police officers, promote hundreds of cops to sergeant and detective, and spend more on programs that help youth growing up in some of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, reports the city's Tribune. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was expected to announce some details of the plan on Wednesday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel will give more . . .

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