Saturday, May 23, 2020 8:49 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police are increasing patrols and other agencies will help staff a new operations center beginning this weekend as the Memorial Day holiday marks a traditional summer kickoff. Police often reports spikes in violent crime during summer weekends and holidays. Superintendent David Brown says the department is “maximizing” resources to prevent violence. Plans include increased patrols and more uniformed police around transit hubs in Chicago.