A pilot program for citizens to train with immigration enforcement agents in Chicago is turning heads. Some say it could threaten communities with violence, but ICE officials are pushing back, saying it’s only trying to be transparent. NBC 5’s Chris Hush reports.
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency plans to launch a six-week citizens academy in Chicago that will include “scenario-based” training of defensive tactics, firearms familiarization and targeted arrests. In a letter addressed to stakeholders, Chicago ICE Field Officer Director Robert Guadian said the six-week course will help participants “gain insight into many facets of ICE/Enforcement and Removal Operations.”...