Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on the Chicago Police Department to reduce it’s overtime in an effort to help plug the city’s $838 million budget shortfall.
Morning Shift breaks down CPD’s overtime costs and how police Supt. Eddie Johnson’s plans to reign in his department’s spending.
GUEST: Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times City Hall reporter
LEARN MORE: ‘Angry and frustrated,’ Lightfoot vows to rein in police overtime that taxpayers ‘can’t afford’ (Chicago Sun-Times 9/6/19)