On Thursday, we went straight to Mayor Lori Lightfoot for a response.READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
“This is not 1970. It’s not domestic – so therefore, we have a different set of standards. Murder is murder, rape is rape, regardless of where it occurs,” Mayor Lightfoot said. “On duty, off duty, we’re going to treat it the same.”READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Grant Park Near Roosevelt Road
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Both Mayor Lightfoot and Fire Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt are promising policy reviews and more training.