Some Chicago Cops To Work Security Details At DNC In CharlotteIt's been a long hot summer for the Chicago Police Department, trying to get a grip on a spike in deadly gang violence. CBS 2 has learned dozens of Chicago cops will be leaving town this week, to head to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Review Underway For Public Officials' Police Security DetailsFacing a huge budget crunch, can Chicago still afford $3 million a year for politicians’ bodyguards?
Police Security Details Costing Taxpayers $3 Million A YearChicago has been hit with mob attacks in the downtown area, daily gun violence and a shortage of uniformed police officers to deal with it all, but some officers are protecting politicians rather than the public.
Police Security Details Make For Sticky Situation In Redeployment EffortThe 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.