Larry Snelling, Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson’s pick for police superintendent, speaks during a Committee on Police and Fire meeting at City Hall in the Loop, where he answered questions from alderpersons on Sept. 22, 2023. Pat Nabong / Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Police counterterrorism chief Larry Snelling was scheduled for a City Council committee Friday.
He’s Mayor Brandon Johnson’s nominee to be the next police superintendent. Snelling’s CPD career spans three decades, including years at the training academy teaching new hires about things like when to use force.
Snelling has backing from a community commission that screened applicants for the job — and from the main union for Chicago cops.
The full council could confirm him as soon as next Wednesday.