Chicago police reverse order on neighborhood tactical teams, sources say

CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department has canceled a directive that limited time each day for when certain officers assigned to the city’s 22 patrol districts can work the streets, a reversal of a policy it initiated late last week, according to sources.The initial order issued Friday meant that no district tactical teams would be working morning shifts, reducing the number of officers patrolling neighborhoods for a good portion of the day.The order required those teams — which make the most arrests in the districts and focus on crime patterns like burglaries, shootings and drug activity in …

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