Why Trump's threat to 'send in the Feds' won't help Chicago - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, Montana - KXLF Butte News

Editor's note: Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve is an assistant professor of criminal justice at Temple University and an affiliated scholar with the American Bar Foundation. She is the author of the book, "Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's ...

Trump aide: 'Immorality,' not guns, to blame for Chicago crime - Digital Journal (press release)

Chicago - As President Donald Trump said on Friday he was sending federal agents to Chicago to fight an "epidemic" of gun crime, a White House spokeswoman raised eyebrows and ire by claiming the main cause of violence in the city was a lack of ...

1000 Extra Officers on the Streets in Chicago for Fourth of July - NBC Chicago

As the Fourth of July weekend gets underway in Chicago, residents and tourists can expect to see a heavier-than-usual presence of law enforcement officials to help keep celebrations safe. The Chicago Police Department will have an additional 1000 ...

20 federal agents sent to Chicago to help stem gun violence - cleveland.com

Commander Tim Jones, head of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Strike Force, speaks at a news conference, Friday, June 30, 2017, in Chicago where it was announced that Chicago police and federal agents are collaborating on an initiative to ...

Feds prosecuting most Chicago gun cases in years - WEAU

CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a growing partnership between federal law enforcement and the Chicago Police Department already is paying off. Acting U.S. Attorney Joel Levin told reporters Friday that his office already has prosecuted more federal gun ...

The Latest: Feds Prosecuting Most Chicago Gun Cases in Years - U.S. News & World Report

Authorities say a growing partnership between federal law enforcement officials and the Chicago Police Department is already paying off. June 30, 2017, at 5:09 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. The Latest: Feds Prosecuting Most ...

Guns To Be Tested In Hours, Not Days, Under Police Partnership With Feds - DNAinfo

Chicago Police are partnering with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to track down illegal guns and traffickers. View Full Caption. Shutterstock. CHICAGO POLICE HEADQUARTERS — Chicago Police are partnering with the Bureau of Alcohol, ...

No Need for Federal “Chicago Crime Gun Strike Force” if Police Allowed to Do Their Jobs - The New American

In an early-morning tweet, President Donald Trump decried the violence in Chicago and announced that he was sending in “federal help.” But the rationale for this “help” would not exist if Chicago police were not hamstrung by the war on cops and the ...

Chicago, Feds Unveil New Effort to Crack Down on Illegal Weapons - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

CHICAGO—The Chicago Police Department said Friday it is teaming up with federal agencies to crack down on illegal weapons and step up the prosecution of repeat gun offenders, a move aimed at bringing down the city's violent-crime rate. The effort was ...

More than 1000 extra police on streets for holiday weekend - Belleville News-Democrat

Chicago police say they'll put more than 1,000 extra officers on the street during the long Fourth of July weekend in the hopes of stemming the violence on what has become one of the deadliest times of the year in the city. At a news conference on ...

Trump spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality' - MyHighPlains

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said crime in Chicago is "driven by morality more than anything else." Trump spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality' Mark Wilson/Getty Images. White House deputy press secretary ...

Chicago, Feds Create 'Strike Force' To Curb Gun Violence - WAMC

Police investigate the scene of a double homicide in Chicago in February. More than 1,700 people have been shot in the city so far this year. Scott Olson / Getty Images. Originally published on June 30, 2017 2:54 pm. President Trump says he is "sending ...

Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary city policies 'endanger' Chicago - Washington Examiner

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that Chicago, an already dangerous city due to excessive gun violence, is being made more dangerous for its residents because of the city's "sanctuary city" policies that prevent it from working with the ...

Trump Is Sending In The Feds To Chicago To Tackle 'Crime And Killings' - Blavity

Looks like 45 is holding up to his threatening promise of sending feds to Chicago as he officially announced via his favorite “press conference” platform, Twitter. Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending ...

How President Trump and Mayor Emanuel can help combat violence in Chicago - Chicago Tribune

President Donald Trump has repeatedly called out Chicago crime, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review of all federal reform agreements with troubled police departments. Where does that leave the city of Chicago when it comes to police ...

Sessions denounces 'unacceptable' levels of violence in Chicago - The Hill

Attorney General Jeff Sessions · Jeff SessionsSessions denounces 'unacceptable' levels of violence in Chicago Trump says he is sending federal help to quell Chicago violence Overnight Cybersecurity: Defense bills beef up cyber oversight | Senate passes ...

The Latest: Justice to send federal prosecutors to Chicago - ABC News

FILE - In this April 5, 2017, file photo, Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks during a news conference in Chicago. Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors plan to announce Friday, June 30 they are launching a new ...

Chicago PD, ATF team up to stop spread of illegal guns - WBAP News/Talk

(CNN) – The Chicago Police Department and Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will announce Friday a new task force aimed at decreasing the spread of illegal guns throughout the Windy City. CNN was first to ...

Trump introduces tougher measures to combat gun crime in Chicago - Verdict

Elisabeth is a reporter for Verdict, covering global news, economics and business. You can reach her at elisabeth.perlman@verdict.co.uk. Popular Today. Sanofi is about to explode into the global dermatology market · IBM and Cisco Systems: these two ...

Trump Says He's Sending the Feds Into Chicago - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Twenty federal agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will join a newly created task force in Chicago designed to stop the ...