Chicago mayor promises more cops and cameras


By Gary Washburn
The Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO The city plans to hire 50 new police officers next year, transfer a similar number of veterans from desk jobs to the street and hire another 50 in 2009, Mayor Richard Daley said Thursday.

Daley acknowledged that critics contend the planned reinforcements to the 13,600-officer department are too meager. But, peeved, he said everyone has to face reality.

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