Because Chicago is in the grip of a crime catastrophe. CPD to put 1,200 extra officers on street starting Thursday.
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown announced Monday that 1,200 additional officers will hit the streets for the historically violent Fourth of July weekend.
Starting Thursday, the surge in officers will be deployed in “hot spots” for violence, according to Brown. Acknowledging “tired cops make mistakes,” he said every officer on duty over the weekend will get a day off.
Does that sound like Defunding?
Hat tip to Second City Cop – “Extra” Cops.
Meaning canceling at least one of everyone’s days off for yet another failure of the political set to keep criminals behind bars where they belong:
He also has the Over/Under on the weekend numbers for the upcoming holiday weekend. Which I think that according to HeyJackass! will run from Thursday afternoon to Monday morning. Happy 4th of July.