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How Chicago Police Are Preparing For a Weekend That Often Turns Violent

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and sadly, in Chicago, it sometimes marks the start to an uptick in violence that comes with the warmer weather. Morning Shift talks to John Escalante, First Deputy Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, about what the department is doing to keep shootings and other criminal activity in check this upcoming weekend and beyond.

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