Ald. Matt O’Shea: ‘We need to significantly invest in violence intervention in communities across our city and we need to do more to support our police officers’

Anna Davlantes

Chicago Police officers investigate the scene of a shooting in Chicago, Illinois, on July 21, 2020. – A shootout outside a funeral left 14 people wounded July 21 in Chicago, as President Donald Trump threatens to send federal agents to a handful of US cities led by Democratic mayors. (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI / AFP) (Photo by KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea joins Anna to talk about an opinion piece he co-wrote in the Sun-Times about what can be done to combat rising violence in the city. Also joining Anna is Susan Lee, Chief of Strategy and Policy, Chicago CRED, who talks about why should not accept this level of violence in the city and what we need to do better to address crime.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)

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