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Obama Drug Czar Among Outsiders In Running For Chicago's Top Cop

Gil Kerlikowske Chicago Police

First Posted: 04/19/11 06:28 PM ET Updated: 06/19/11 06:12 AM ET

Chicago News Cooperative:

Despite calls for the promotion of a new police superintendent from within the department's ranks, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel could yet do as he did in finding a new schools CEO and go far beyond the city limits for Chicago's next top cop.

The Chicago News Cooperative reported Monday that President Barack Obama's drug czar, Gil Kerlikowske, is among the contenders to become Emanuel's choice for police superintendent after taking office next month.

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