CHICAGO (CBS) — Concerns about coronavirus now hitting the Chicago Police Department: The police academy has been emptied and those 300 recruits have been assigned to each district to work as support staff, sources tell CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.

Under consideration: Twelve-hour shifts for all officers.  That has not been finalized.

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Meantime, promotions are on hold. Those people undergoing promotion training, are now going back to their units and districts.

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While Mayor Lightfoot confimed that a Chicago firefighter or paramedic has tested positive for COVID 19, there have been no reported cases among the police department.

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Brad Edwards