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Lightfoot embraces idea of licensing police officers

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday embraced the idea of licensing police officers as she strives to appease those clamoring for reform after George Floyd’s death, but without defunding the Chicago Police Department.
Among licensed workers, the mayor said, “there’s a uniformity in the professionalism. And then, they have to recertify themselves on a regular basis. Why wouldn’t we have that for police officers? I think it’s an idea that we absolutely must discuss and debate because it makes sense.” Fran Spielman has the story…
Lightfoot embraces idea of licensing police officers
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