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

Why Trump's threat to 'send in the Feds' won't help Chicago - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, MontanaKXLF Butte NewsEditor'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 ...and more »

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

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

Digital Journal (press release)Trump aide: 'Immorality,' not guns, to blame for Chicago crimeDigital 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 ...and more »

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

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

NBC Chicago1000 Extra Officers on the Streets in Chicago for Fourth of JulyNBC ChicagoAs 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 ...and more »

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

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

cleveland.com20 federal agents sent to Chicago to help stem gun violencecleveland.comCommander 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 ...and more »

Feds prosecuting most Chicago gun cases in years - WEAU;

Feds prosecuting most Chicago gun cases in years - WEAU

WEAUFeds prosecuting most Chicago gun cases in yearsWEAUCHICAGO (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 ...and more »

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

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

U.S. News & World ReportThe Latest: Feds Prosecuting Most Chicago Gun Cases in YearsU.S. News & World ReportAuthorities 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 ...and more »

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

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

DNAinfoGuns To Be Tested In Hours, Not Days, Under Police Partnership With FedsDNAinfoChicago 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, ...and more »

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

No Need for Federal “Chicago Crime Gun Strike Force” if Police Allowed to Do Their JobsThe New AmericanIn 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 ...and more »

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

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

Wall Street Journal (subscription)Chicago, Feds Unveil New Effort to Crack Down on Illegal WeaponsWall 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 ...and more »

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

More than 1000 extra police on streets for holiday weekendBelleville News-DemocratChicago 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 ...and more »

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

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

MyHighPlainsTrump spokeswoman: Chicago crime 'driven by morality'MyHighPlainsWhite 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 ...and more »

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

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

WAMCChicago, Feds Create 'Strike Force' To Curb Gun ViolenceWAMCPolice 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 ...and more »

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

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

Washington ExaminerJeff Sessions: Sanctuary city policies 'endanger' ChicagoWashington ExaminerAttorney 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 ...and more »

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

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

BlavityTrump Is Sending In The Feds To Chicago To Tackle 'Crime And Killings'BlavityLooks 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 ...and more »

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

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

Chicago TribuneHow President Trump and Mayor Emanuel can help combat violence in ChicagoChicago TribunePresident 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 ...and more »

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

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

The HillSessions denounces 'unacceptable' levels of violence in ChicagoThe HillAttorney 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 ...and more »

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

The Latest: Justice to send federal prosecutors to ChicagoABC NewsFILE - 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 ...and more »

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

Chicago PD, ATF team up to stop spread of illegal gunsWBAP 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 ...and more »

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

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

VerdictTrump introduces tougher measures to combat gun crime in ChicagoVerdictElisabeth is a reporter for Verdict, covering global news, economics and business. You can reach her at [email protected] Popular Today. Sanofi is about to explode into the global dermatology market · IBM and Cisco Systems: these two ...and more »

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

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

The AtlanticTrump Says He's Sending the Feds Into ChicagoThe AtlanticLike ​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 ...and more »