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Some Chicago Cops To Work Security Details At DNC In Charlotte

It’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.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2012

Burke Security Detail

Review Underway For Public Officials’ Police Security Details

Facing a huge budget crunch, can Chicago still afford $3 million a year for politicians’ bodyguards?

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Emanuel Security Detail

Police Security Details Costing Taxpayers $3 Million A Year

Chicago 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.

CBS 2–06/23/2011

Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Security Details Make For Sticky Situation In Redeployment Effort

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.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011