Newsviews: Supt. Eddie Johnson, Deputy Mayor Andrea Zopp

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We've heard calls to "stop the violence" many times when talking about shootings and murders in Chicago.

This past week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced plans they say will help address the problem.

A key part of that is hiring 970 police officers over the next two years. Some of the other elements, things the mayor has touted before, tougher gun laws, mentoring programs, economic development and harsher penalties for violent crimes.

Talking about all this is Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Deputy Mayor Andrea Zopp.

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We've heard calls to "stop the violence" many times when talking about shootings and murders in Chicago.



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We've heard calls to "stop the violence" many times when talking about shootings and murders in Chicago.

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