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Chicago police increasing enforcement for NATO

May 15, 2012

The Chicago Sun-Times reports:Despite extraordinary police resources devoted to the NATO Summit, Chicago neighborhoods will get a 15 percent increase in police protection this weekend, thanks to 12-hour shifts and the decision to cancel days off, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Tuesday.

Normally, Chicago Police officers work three shifts or “tours”, each comprised of eight-hour shifts. Starting at midnight Friday and continuing through Monday, officers will switch to 12-hour shifts. And nobody will be allowed to take days off.

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