400 Officers Assigned To Fight Gangs

Police will 'move wherever they move'

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis is changing the way cops fight Chicago’s street gang problem. With nearly 70 percent of the city's murders related to gang violence, his new plan will have teams focus on troubled areas.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Weis is adding 400 officers to create a new Gang Enforcement Unit that will be available to combat gangs citywide and not just in the district where they are currently assigned.

Read the full story in the Sun-Times.

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