Editorial: The need for continuity at the Chicago Police Department – HEDGE accordingly
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Chicago Tribune

Moments like this in Chicago can result in feelings of restlessness, calls for leadership change, impatience with failed strategies. Chicago police Superintendent David Brown, now one year on the job, must be hearing the whispers. The city’s homicide numbers are abysmal. Shootings are unrelenting. Carjackings have soared. Interactions between police and minority communities are fraught. And tragedy seems to cloak the city in an unshakable heaviness. Unrest, looting and protests have pushed Chicago to its brink. And they have occurred on Brown’s watch when the city has been heavily homebound an…

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HEDGE accordingly