Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to announce plans to put 114 Chicago Police officers back on the street, redeploying them from specialized units and administrative posts.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy are putting another 92 officers of the street – 53 of them are rookies, new graduates from the police academy.
The search continues for able-bodied Chicago police officers to redeploy from desk jobs and other special duty to beat patrols, but some officers may prove to be more difficult to redeploy than others.
Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is criticizing a plan to redeploy police officers throughout Chicago.