Chicago Embracing Controversial ShotSpotter

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The Chicago Police Department will conduct a high-tech pilot program in the Englewood and Harrison districts, which have some of the city's highest crime rates in the city. The city will expand a network of gunshot sensors and cameras. Smartphone apps will give beat cops real-time, on-the-go access to the data, enabling them to respond to crimes faster, while control centers will crunch the data to predict incidents. The city will also hire more police . . .

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