The Challenges Ahead for CPD’s Next Top Cop

chicago police file
File / AP Photo
chicago police file
File / AP Photo

The Challenges Ahead for CPD’s Next Top Cop

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Chicago’s next police superintendent faces considerable odds, even if that role is filled permanently by a department veteran like Eddie Johnson.

Expectations are high for the next chief to reduce crime, improve relations between police and communities, and mend fences inside the department. Today, we open the phones to ask you: What do you think of the mayor’s move? And what do you want from the next superintendent?

Guests include Tamar Manasseh of Mothers Against Senseless Killings and Charlene Carruthers, national director for Black Youth Project 100.