Chicago Police Department leadership has pretty broad guesses
about what security will be needed for the NATO and G8 summits, how many
people will come in to Chicago to attend the summits, and who might be
arrested for protesting the summit.
“This is a federal, White
House event and we don’t have a lot of information at this time,” said
Debra Kirby, the police department’s chief of international relations in
response to questions posed by Ald. Ed Burke (14th) at a city council Budget and Government Operations committee hearing
today. The NATO and G8 summits will be held at McCormick Place more or
less simultaneously, May 19-21.
“Frankly, it leaves a lot of unknown questions at this time,” she added.
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