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A Little Advice To Chicago Police Chief Gerry McCarthy

A Little Advice To Chicago Police Chief Gerry McCarthy
I was a south side Chicago resident for 32 years and still visit my old neighborhood of West Pullman several times a month. The violence in that and other neighborhoods is not new and cannot be solved by your police strategy (which you claim is working), and following it with your Compstat statistics is not... Read more »

Up in Smoke; my old neighborhood (West Pullman), being lost to the streets.

Up in Smoke; my old neighborhood (West Pullman), being lost to the streets.
I can’t tell you how heartbreaking it is to watch your old neighborhood turn into a war zone, especially when you still have relatives living there. My childhood home and old stomping ground of West Pullman has had some sort of a shooting every night since July 4th. Now granted the area has been on... Read more »
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