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Public Safety

Mental health clinicians will start answering some 911 calls in Chicago — instead of cops

Chicago police Superintendent David Brown again pushes for stronger bonds, also shares discussion with Biden and creation of federal strike force

Top cop renews call for courts to keep those accused of violence behind bars longer

Officer who plucked explosives from MIT grad’s Streeterville apartment honored for bravery

Biden balances fighting rising crime, reforming police

47 people shot, 10 fatally, in Chicago weekend violence

At halfway point, shootings and homicides are up in Chicago from year ago, though violence has dropped last two months

No deal in sight, 4 years after police contract expired

Chicago expands violence reduction committee's membership, increases transparency

After mass shooting, Chatham residents mull possibility of drones to fight crime