Chicago police chief under fire for ‘gang summit’

Associated Press
September 1, 2010

CHICAGO —Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis (wees) has come under fire in recent days for calling a meeting with reputed gang leaders.

But the city’s top cop and experts say the tactic is just good police work and is used in police departments nationwide. That includes departments in Los Angeles, Cincinnati and Boston.

Last month, Weis called together reputed gangsters from the city’s West Side and gave them an ultimatum: to end the killings or face federal prosecutors.

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  1. Sanjaya

    will they be serving finger sandwiches and soda?

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