Did ‘the purge’ already begin?
When will Trump ‘send in The Feds’ to fix Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s failures?
It has now been 3 years and 4 months since #Chicago last logged a day w/ out a shooting and/or a homicide. Since 2/28/15: 2,214 killed, 10,144 wounded.
— HeyJackass.com (@w_h_thompson) 3 July 2018
It was just over a year ago that Trump opined…
Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending in Federal help. 1714 shootings in Chicago this year!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 30 June 2017
In a statement released by the police department last June following President Trump’s tweet, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said,
“If you have a magic bullet to stop the violence anywhere, not just in Chicago but in America, then please, share it with us…”
“More than just a new strategy or tactic, we are foundationally changing the way we fight crime in Chicago. This new strike force will significantly help our police officers stem the flow of illegal guns and create a culture of accountability for the small subset of individuals and gangs who disproportionately drive violence in our city.”
The numbers have only got worse since then.
Courtesy of HeyJackass.com, here are Chicago’s deadliest ‘hoods…