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Rahm Touts Police Foot Patrols, But Murder Rate Is Still High

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | Chicago

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Tuesday his program to flood violent neighborhoods ...

CPD Blows Through Two-Thirds Of Overtime Budget In 3 Months

Posted 05.03.2013 | Chicago

With many Chicago police officers working extra hours as part of an initiative targeting some of the city's most violence-plagued neighborhoods, the e...

City's Homicide Rate Dips, Police Overtime Surges

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 03.20.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Hundreds of Chicago police officers are hitting the streets on overtime every night in dangerous neighborhoods, the latest tactic by Mayor ...

WATCH: Rahm Says City's Crime Strategy Is Working

Posted 10.20.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel this week commented that his administration's strategy to fight crime is proving effective. On Thursday, Emanuel announc...

10 Shot Overnight, Rahm Announces Federal Help With Crime Fight

Posted 08.31.2012 | Chicago

On the heels of an evening when at least 10 people were wounded in shootings in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that additional federal support ...

Rahm: Chicago's Not 'Treading Water' On Homicide

Posted 08.28.2012 | Chicago

Following a weekend where at least 46 people were shot, nine of them fatally, Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed the recent uptick of gun violence in Chicag...

Mayor, McCarthy Discuss Gang Strategy After Violent Weekend

Posted 05.29.2012 | Chicago

Following a bloody holiday weekend where gun violence claimed the lives of 11, including a 13-year-old boy, and wounded more than 40 others, Mayor Rah...

Reducing Crime Through Policing and Employment

David Vognar | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
David Vognar

Until creative ideas are revisited to target the people in America most subject to chronic unemployment, policing efforts alone are unlikely to do much besides temporarily stop the bleeding.

With City's Murder Rate Still Soaring, Rahm Announces Strategy

Posted 05.15.2012 | Chicago

Facing criticism concerning Chicago's soaring homicide rate thus far this year, Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced a new "wraparound" crime-fighting st...

Another Bloody Night: 3 Dead, 7 Wounded By Gun Violence

Posted 04.14.2012 | Chicago

Three people were killed and seven others injured in shootings Friday evening into Saturday morning in Chicago, continuing what has already been a blo...