For Immediate Release: Civil Rights Activist to Call for Chicago Officials to remove Superintendent McCarthy!
For Immediate Release:
Civil Rights Activist to Call for Chicago Officials to remove Superintendent McCarthy!
Chicago, IL, On Wednesday 10-7-2015, 10:00.a.m at Chicago City Hall, A coalition of Community Activist will call for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fire police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, believing the city’s top cop hasn’t done enough to deal with crime in their communities or bring more diversity to the upper ranks of the department.…
A City Hall News Conference will include many of the civil rights activist who additionally are frustrated with the high level of community violence -The call for McCarthy’s dismissal comes two days after many city aldermen have asked for McCarthy to be removed in their words “the police superintendent who has borne much of the criticism for stubbornly high violent crime in their wards.”
The request for changes are being made as Chicago continues to be hit hard by violence, with September posting the most homicides for that month in 13 years and the most killings for any month in 2015. Through Sept. 27, homicides and shooting incidents have risen 21 percent from the year-earlier period, official department numbers show.
Where: Chicago City Hall 2nd Floor
Time: Today 10-7-15 10:00am
Contact: Gregg L Greer-321 355-0598