Tensions Escalate Between Mayor Lightfoot and Chicago Police After Two Officers Shot, One Fatally

Tensions heat up between Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Police Department as the city mourns the loss of slain officer Ella French.

Ella French
Officer Ella French, who was fatally shot Aug. 8, 2021. Chicago Police Department
Ella French
Officer Ella French, who was fatally shot Aug. 8, 2021. Chicago Police Department

Tensions Escalate Between Mayor Lightfoot and Chicago Police After Two Officers Shot, One Fatally

Tensions heat up between Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Police Department as the city mourns the loss of slain officer Ella French.

Chicago Police officers reportedly turned their backs on Mayor Lori Lightfoot as she visited their wounded colleagues at the University of Chicago Medical Center over the weekend.

Reset examines the strained relations between Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Police Department.

GUESTS: Jeremy Gorner, Chicago Tribune crime reporter

Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter