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Chicago Police Supt. David Brown addresses the city’s gun violence during a press conference at CPD headquarters on the South Side on June 29, 2020.

Ashlee Rezin

David Brown

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown addresses the city’s gun violence during a press conference at CPD headquarters on the South Side on June 29, 2020.

Ashlee Rezin

Chicago’s top cop quits a day after Lightfoot loses reelection bid

David Brown was appointed superintendent of the Chicago Police Department less than three years ago.

Chicago Police Supt. David Brown addresses the city’s gun violence during a press conference at CPD headquarters on the South Side on June 29, 2020.

Ashlee Rezin

   

Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown resigned his post as the city’s top cop Wednesday. The news comes just a day after incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot lost her bid for reelection, and all other mayoral candidates said they would fire Brown if elected.

Reset discusses what this news means for the city.

GUEST: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter

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