Former Dallas Police Chief To Become Chicago’s Next Top Cop

David Brown
In this June 15, 2015 file photo, Dallas Police Chief David Brown briefs the media about a shooting at Dallas Police headquarters in Dallas. On Thursday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Brown is her pick to lead the police department. Tony Gutierrez / AP Photo
David Brown
In this June 15, 2015 file photo, Dallas Police Chief David Brown briefs the media about a shooting at Dallas Police headquarters in Dallas. On Thursday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Brown is her pick to lead the police department. Tony Gutierrez / AP Photo

Former Dallas Police Chief To Become Chicago’s Next Top Cop

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced that former Dallas Police Chief David Brown has been chosen to lead the Chicago Police Department.

Reset checks in with WBEZ’s Patrick Smith for more on the mayor’s decision and some of the challenges Brown will face on the job.

GUEST: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter