Mayor Lightfoot Calls On Chicago Police To Reduce Department’s Overtime Costs
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on the Chicago Police Department to reduce it’s overtime in an effort to help plug the city’s $838 million budget shortfall.
Morning Shift breaks down CPD’s overtime costs and how police Supt. Eddie Johnson’s plans to reign in his department’s spending.
GUEST: Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times City Hall reporter
LEARN MORE: ‘Angry and frustrated,’ Lightfoot vows to rein in police overtime that taxpayers ‘can’t afford’ (Chicago Sun-Times 9/6/19)