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CPD Supt. Brown to share safety plans for Labor Day Weekend

CHICAGO (CBS) — A protected vacation weekend. 

That’s what all of us need, and the Chicago police superintendent is preparing to share what plans are in retailer to make it occur.

CBS 2’S Mugo Odigwe experiences on the place he can be Friday morning.

We know violence tends to shoot up throughout vacation weekends in Chicago. So later this morning we’ll get an concept of how Chicago police will deal with that.

A safety replace is going on at North Avenue Beach — which has seen its share of violent incidents.


CPD Supt. Brown to focus on safety plans for Labor Day weekend

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On Memorial Day, 4 folks have been arrested after a disturbance on the seaside. All 4 had weapons, in accordance to police sources.

Then in June, a person was shot and critically injured.

That incident began with a flyer posted to social media — inviting folks to attend a pattern on the seaside.

Things quickly turned violent as police recovered a number of weapons that day.

The vacation weekend comes just some days after Chicago police made some adjustments aimed toward giving officers extra break day.

On Tuesday, Brown stated officers could have no a couple of requested break day canceled every week — besides throughout holidays.

They may also have a minimal of 9 hours between shifts.

Brown is anticipated to focus on his plans at 11 a.m. You can watch within the video participant on the prime of this web page.

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