In the ’hood with Lightfoot: Mayor seeks light on Chicago violence after dark

Escorted by Englewood District Commander Roderick Robinson (left) and CPD Patrol Bureau Chief Fred Waller, Mayor Lori Lightfoot visits the Englewood District police station on a Friday night, the day after the Fourth of July. Englewood ranked 3rd in most murders per capita last year.

It was the second 24 hours of the Independence Day weekend, a hot Friday night when anything can happen. We caught up with Mayor Lori Lightfoot on a periodic appointment during her first seven weeks — visiting violence-plagued communities after dark, seeking insight on Chicago violence from those wrestling with it.

It’s a hot summer night in the inner city, a holiday weekend when anything can happen.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s black SUV is cruising through the…

Original published: 2019-07-09 06:00:00 Read the full Chicago News here


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