BGA investigates effectiveness of Community Safety Center's efforts to curb Chicago violence

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Saturday, August 6, 2022
BGA investigates effectiveness of city's efforts to combat violence
The Better Government Association investigated the effectiveness of a center created by Lori Lightfoot in curbing Chicago violence and crime.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC7's Weekend Watch shines a spotlight on government activity.

The latest investigation from the Better Government Association delved into the success of Chicago's Community Safety Coordination Center.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot created the center last year in an effort to curb violence across the city.

However, questions remain whether it had a significant impact on lowering crime rates.

Dan Hinkel with the BGA joined Eyewitness News Saturday morning with more details on the investigation.

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