Dep. Mayor of Public Safety’s response to rising crime in River North: ‘More resources will be deployed’

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Chicago Police secure the area where two men were shot after an argument in River North. (via WGN-TV)

John O’Malley, the Deputy Mayor of Public Safety, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss what he’s doing to address the rising crime in the River North Neighborhood. Also, O’Malley explains how a pilot program that would send mental health professionals to 911 calls would work.

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