Chicago police park patrols to increase
November 3, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- More Chicago police officers will patrol some city parks.
The Chicago Police Department says it is going to pay off-duty officers to patrol the city's most dangerous parks, but officials would not specific which 20 parks would get the extra patrols.
The effort will begin in this month and it will cost $250,000 for the rest of the year.
The city has budgeted an extra $4 million for next year.
- Boy, 12, killed in hit-and-run in Whiting 35 min ago
- Police: Suspicious item on LSD was sleeping bag
- Bond denied for suspect in Boystown sex assault
- ABC7 First Alert Weather Forecast
- Grand jury indicts Lake Station mayor, wife
- Police release sketch in Albany Park attempted kidnapping 24 min ago
- Kirk introduces stroke research, treatment legislation 3 min ago
- Tavern shutdown racially motivated, owner says
- School bus collides with car, then sign in Bartlett
- ComEd seeks rate hike to help pay for Smart Grid
- Bucktown water main break gushes for hours
- Chicago casino plans pitched at gaming hearing
- Hero officers save two boys from West Pullman fire
- abcnews: Experts: Pistorius May Have Stumbled on Stand
ABC7Chicago.com News Links
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos