Lawmakers want military in Chicago to fight crime

Police Supt. Weis: National Guard isn't solution to city's gun violence


Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis today spoke out against a request for the Illinois National Guard to be to deployed on Chicago’s streets to help tackle gun violence.

Stopping just short of outright rejecting the request from state lawmakers Rep. John Fritchey and Rep. LaShawn Ford, Weis said “I don't think the National Guard is the solution.”

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