CHICAGO (CBS) — Just days into the job new Chicago Police Supt. David Brown is apologizing to several aldermen.
Brown ordered Operation Surge to help curb curb gun violence by saturating neighborhoods this weekend without warning, but it is not sitting well with some.READ MORE: BREAKING: Police Respond To Report Of Shots Fired In River Oaks Center Mall In Calumet City
Brown joined officers Thursday night in Portage Park before Operation Surge kicked off. The goal was to shift officer to enforce the city’s stay-at-home order and reduce crime.READ MORE: Off-Duty CPD Officer Jose Castro Killed In High Speed Crash In Arlington Heights
The strategy is unpredictable and will be conducted at all hours of the day and all parts of the city, according to officials.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Charged In Beating, Carjacking Is Part Of Trend Of Children Carjacking With Adults
The problem is aldermen whose districts were involved say they were not told ahead of time.