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Community Policing Volunteers: 'The Mayor Doesn't Know Who We Are'

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Ron Holt was leaving the press conference when he nearly stepped into the path of a briskly marching Garry McCarthy, the Chicago police superintendent.

It was just a few minutes after McCarthy and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, with the cameras rolling, had declared a renewed war on drugs--and let everyone know that its success depended on members of the community claiming dangerous corners from gangs.

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