Crime And Policing A Top Issue For Chicago’s Next Mayor

File photo of a parked Chicago police SUV.
Paula Friedrich / WBEZ
File photo of a parked Chicago police SUV.
Paula Friedrich / WBEZ

Crime And Policing A Top Issue For Chicago’s Next Mayor

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Crime and police reform are two of the top issues in the race for Chicago’s next mayor.

Both Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle have weighed in with their ideas for how to address the root causes of violence, improve the city’s murder clearance rate and reform the Chicago Police department. WBEZ’s Chip Mitchell joins the Morning Shift to explain what’s at stake when it comes to crime and policing and where the two mayoral candidates stand on the issues.