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Michael Liptrot

Boys are Back in Town

Michael Liptrot

Chicago’s new District Councils may bring change to police oversight

More than 60 Chicagoans were elected Tuesday to serve on the new councils, which will oversee the city’s 22 police districts starting in May.

Michael Liptrot


Chicago’s new police district councils are designed to bring more community input to police oversight and accountability. The three-member councils can recommend policies but not enact them — so what power do they really have?

talks to three newly elected representatives.

GUESTS: Anthony Michael Tamez, 17th Police District Council member
Brad Kessler, 18th Police District Council member
Daniel Martin, 16th Police District Council member

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