Chicago Is On Track To Exceed More Murders Than Any Year In Recent Memory

A pedestrian walks across Michigan Ave., Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, past a Chicago police department vehicle, a few blocks north of the raised Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago river after overnight vandalism in Chicago.
A pedestrian walks across Michigan Ave., last month, past a Chicago police department vehicle, a few blocks north of the raised Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago river after overnight vandalism in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press
A pedestrian walks across Michigan Ave., Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, past a Chicago police department vehicle, a few blocks north of the raised Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago river after overnight vandalism in Chicago.
A pedestrian walks across Michigan Ave., last month, past a Chicago police department vehicle, a few blocks north of the raised Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago river after overnight vandalism in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press

Chicago Is On Track To Exceed More Murders Than Any Year In Recent Memory

Reset brings on WBEZ’s Patrick Smith to discuss Chicago’s most violent year in recent memory and why dozens of people are suing the Chicago Police Department over alleged officer misconduct during summer protests.

GUEST: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter