As carjackings have increased during the pandemic, some Chicago neighborhoods are turning to private security firms to patrol their streets. Community groups in Hyde Park, Bucktown and Lincoln Park have all hired P4 Security Solutions to deploy off-duty police officers to keep watch of certain areas.
Reset talks with a reporter who covered this story and the head of the private security company. Plus, we hear from residents about their thoughts.
GUESTS: Quinn Myers, reporter for Block Club Chicago
Angela Eastlund, Bucktown resident; workforce policy analyst at Health & Medicine Policy Research Group
Paul Ohm, executive vice president at P4 Security Solutions