Lightfoot and Chicago police Superintendent David Brown were asked at an unrelated news conference about a Tribune report noting police have banned protesters from demonstrating on her block in the Logan Square neighborhood, ordering officers to arrest anyone who refuses to leave.Read more here.
The directive surfaced in a July email from then-Shakespeare District Cmdr. Melvin Roman to officers under his command. It did not distinguish between the peaceful protesters Lightfoot regularly says she supports and those who might intend to be destructive, but ordered that after a warning is given to demonstrators, “It should be locked down.”
Thursday, August 20, 2020
One safe block in Chicago
You will be glad to learn that Mayor Lightfoot has made sure that one block in Chicago will be kept safe while the murderers and looters continue to do their thing. From the Chicago Tribune: